US suspends military training with Pakistan, days after Islamabad claimed to have received training from Russia
Trump administration suspended a decade-long military training programme with Pakistan after Islamabad received training from Moscow
Seymour Hersh's explosive investigation reveals Osama bin Laden's death was a giant PR stunt for Obama
According to claims made by the Pulitzer prize winning journalist, President Obama did order Osama's neutralisation but the theory that it was all-American affair was completely cooked up.
The then Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani asked the US to inform the world about the killing of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a covert raid by American forces in an effort to prevent domestic backlash, according to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has expressed regret that Pakistan's recently retired army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani did not support him in the face of treason charges.
Gen. Raheel Sharif faces a vicious Taliban insurgency at home, which has killed thousands of security forces and civilians in recent years. Washington also will look to the 57-year-old infantry officer for support to battle al-Qaida militants and negotiate an end to the war in neighboring Afghanistan.
Ayesha Siddiqa, a defence analyst said the announcement should have been made by the government and not the Army chief.
This is no infiltration attempt: its a full blown intrusion, meant to send a signal to India. If there isn't a very firm retaliatory response, it will only embolden Pakistan's generals.
There are increasing doubts over whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be meeting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York later this month.
Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has praised the "sacrifices" of his men during a visit to the tense Jammu and Kashmir border.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif plans to name Pakistan's new army chief weeks before Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's term ends in November to quell speculation about the issue, according to a media report today
Critics worry that Sharif, who is known to be personally very religious, is soft on Islamic extremism and won't crack down on militants that pose a serious threat to Pakistan and other countries — chief among them the Taliban and al-Qaida-linked groups.
The vote is being watched closely by Washington since the US relies on Pakistan for help in fighting militants and negotiating an end to the war in neighboring Afghanistan.
The 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.
A day after Pakistan's powerful army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani warned state institutions against exceeding their constitutional role, Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry today asserted that the Supreme Court has the final jurisdiction over constitutional matters.
A Pakistani court today dismissed a petition challenging the government's decision to give a three-year extension to army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, saying it was non-maintainable.
Amidst growing speculation about a fresh anti-militancy campaign in the country's lawless tribal belt, Pakistan's powerful army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani today warned of a civil war if the war on terrorism is not fought.