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Jun 13, 2014
Iraq insurgency: Key facts about US military aid since 2011Since 2011, Washington has agreed to provide the Iraqi government $15 billion in military equipment and training, but many of the critical elements have yet to be delivered.
Jun 12, 2014
US promises to stand by Iraq, offers support to combat militantsThe request has been turned down in the past, but Washington is now weighing possibilities for more military assistance to Baghdad, including drone strikes
Dec 13, 2013
US needs India to sway Karzai to sign key Afghan security pactWell aware that India's security is tied to a stable Afghanistan, Karzai wants New Delhi to deliver on a strategic partnership agreement signed in 2011 that allowed for the transfer of "war-like stores" and military hardware.
Sep 25, 2013
After Nairobi attack, Al Shabab could emerge more vociferous than everA report in the Washington Post quotes the Africa deputy program director of thinktank International Crisis Group, EJ Hogendoorn, as saying the mall attack could lead to increased support from sympathisers of the Al Shabab.
May 03, 2013
Rising from Sarabjit's funeral pyre, questions about peaceThe more important question arising from Sarabji Singh's murder is where the India-Pakistan relationship is headed. As a mortal struggle for power unfolds in Pakistan, the signs aren’t good.
Apr 10, 2013
Afghanistan withdrawal: Islamic jihadists refocus on KashmirThe US study says the Pakistan establishment which uses the LeT as a proxy to wage a low-level war of attrition in Kashmir, may even do it potentially to serve as a “release valve for domestic challenges.”
Mar 24, 2013
Liaqat arrest drama: Why we're rotten at fighting terrorThe Liaqat Shah arrest drama exposes not just a lack of professionalism in dealing with allegations of an imminent terrorist attack. More worryingly, it strains the credibility of any compelling evidence that may be proffered in fighting terror.
Mar 07, 2013
French, Malian forces clash with jihadist fightersA French military spokesman, said the battle came as a military patrol involving troops from France, Mali, and Niger was extending into a previously uncontrolled territory. Four Malian soldiers were also injured.
Feb 09, 2013
Mali soldiers arrest two men with explosives near GaoThe two suspected jihadists were in Malian military custody after being arrested at 7 am on a road that leads into northern Mali's largest city.
Jan 17, 2013
Why it's hard to get excited about Hina Rabbani Khar's peace offerEven as Khar is talking the language of peace, there is compelling reason to believe that the Pakistan Army is preparing to revive its long-haul low-intensity war with India, deploying jihadi elements who serve as its proxy arm.