The Treasury Department froze the U.S.-held assets of three key leaders and financiers of the Taliban and its affiliated group, the Pakistan-based Haqqani Network.
The Obama administration's point man for countering arms proliferation said Thursday that the administration will vote against China's sale of nuclear reactors to Pakistan in the international Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Multiple suicide bomb attacks on Pakistan's most sacred Muslim shrine in Lahore, the country's cultural capital, have exposed the rift between the nation's two largest Islamic sects.
America's global commitments, from Japan to Germany, NATO to Afghanistan, EUCOM to AFRICOM, the Gulf of Mexico to the Persian Gulf, USPACOM in Honolulu to CENTCOM in Tampa, Fla., all are being reassessed - at home and abroad. Can a superpower - whose infrastructure is rapidly decaying to Third World standards in many sectors and is in need of a $1 trillion face-lift - afford to be the free world's gendarme, spending more on defense than the rest of the world put together?
There's renewed hubbub over the mysterious "JournoList," displayed in full plumage at the Daily Caller, providing more evidence that the hundreds of journalists and wonks who signed up with the online information and chitchat service were a vast left-wing conspiracy of sorts - a liberal cabal of those seeking to steer the proper White House message.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Monday to persuade skeptical Pakistanis that American interest in their country extends beyond the fight against Islamist militants by announcing a raft of new aid projects worth $500 million.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is pushing Pakistan and Afghanistan to work together against al Qaeda and the Taliban as she tries to refine the goals of the war in Afghanistan.