Category: Afghanistan

Terrorist destroy 27 trucks bound for NATO forces in Afghanistan

Pakistani Police said that around 20 armed men had attacked and put fire to 27 lorry transports in the Shikarpur district, in the southern Province of Sindh on Friday. The aim of the attack was to destroy supplies, fuel and equipment…

MIT students helped WikiLeaks suspect, hacker says

(CNN) — Adrian Lamo, the former computer hacker who tipped off federal authorities to WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, says two men in the Boston area have told Lamo in phone conversations that they assisted Manning.

Despite vast US aid, Pakistan likes Al Qaeda more than America

The US is in the middle of a $7.5 billion aid program to Pakistan. But America’s image is slipping in the country, where its unfavorable rating is almost as bad as the Taliban’s and even Al Qaeda is more popular.

Leaked Documents Suggest Taliban Chemical Strike on U.S. Soldiers

Information gleaned from this week’s giant unauthorized release of tens of thousands of U.S. military documents suggest soldiers in Afghanistan might have been exposed to a chemical weapon, Wired magazine reported (see GSN, March 18).

Pakistan covertly aiding Taliban: report

(Reuters) – Pakistan was actively collaborating with the Taliban in Afghanistan while accepting U.S. aid, leaked U.S. military reports showed, a disclosure likely to increase pressure on Washington’s embattled ally.

Breaking: Taliban chief Mullah Omar detained

Pakistani media reported on Tuesday that Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar has been arrested in Pakistani coastal city Karachi in March this year. However, Taliban spokesman rejected the report as mere western propaganda, saying he is safe and sound and leading the Mujahideen in Afghanistan.…

CIA and Pakistan locked in aggressive spy battles

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Pakistani man approached CIA officers in Islamabad last year, offering to give up secrets of his country’s closely guarded nuclear program. To prove he was a trustworthy source, he claimed to possess spent nuclear fuel rods.