Category Archives: AfPak region

US to launch Fallujah-style attack in Afghanistan

By Bill Van Auken As US and British troops prepare to attack the town of Marjah in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, military commanders and the media are openly comparing the operation to the November 2004 siege of Fallujah, one of the … Continue reading

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Obama to announce Afghanistan surge of over 30,000

By Tom Eley Washington, Nov 25: Early next week President Obama will announce a surge of more than 30,000 soldiers in the US occupation of Afghanistan. The increase sets the stage for a deepening of US military violence in Central … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Roundtable With Radio Journalists in Pakistan

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried to reach out to the people of Pakistan, share their concern and put across the US concerns during her three day visit to the country. She met student groups, politicians, journalists, and women … Continue reading

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Pakistan: The South Waziristan Migration

The possibility of militants conducting attacks or bringing much-needed capability to grassroots cells means that the South Waziristan migration, which has almost certainly already begun, will give counter terrorism officials from Boston to Beijing something to worry about for the foreseeable future. Continue reading

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Course correction for AfPak policy in the US interest

Two different reports. From two different countries. In the same paper. Yes. Nothing out of the blue. Every day newspapers carry reports from across the world. Often there may be some thing common to a couple of reports. But not … Continue reading

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