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Pakistan is under US pressure to crush the militants, who Washington has called the biggest terror threat to the West, and US President Barack Obama has put the nuclear-armed Muslim country at the heart of the fight against al-Qaeda .
US President Barack Obama has put the nuclear-armed Muslim country at the heart of the fight against al-Qaeda .
Again, if there strategy is hide in their mothers house or neighbors house, don't come crying when they get killed because they don't have a legit base of operation. They DON"T have to hide with civilians. This is what they choose to do. Just like in life, people need to take responsibility for their own actions. They choose that strategy then they will have to accept the consequences. It's their own fault, period!!
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - Pakistan has sent fresh troops to the volatile Swat valley after ordering the army to "eliminate" extremists battling government forces for control of the key northwest district.
~from the source~
"It's a regional problem, it's a worldwide problem," he said after meeting key Congressional leaders considering a massive aid package for Islamabad .
US killed Afghan civilians: report
A US probe has found its troops were responsible for the deaths of Afghan villagers in air strikes earlier this week,
KABUL (AFP) - A US and Afghan investigation confirmed Saturday that "a number of civilians" were killed in clashes with Taliban this week although President Hamid Karzai charged that up to 130 died in US air strikes.