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African troops are targeting the Somali port city of Kismayo, the last main town controlled by al-Shabab terrorists, after driving the al Qaeda-linked rebels out of strongholds across a nation afflicted by 20 years of instability, war and famine.
Two weeks ago in Manila, I had lunch with the mothers of Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno, university students who disappeared in June 2006 while reportedly conducting research in Central Luzon.
The United States stepped up pressure on Pakistan Thursday, as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said "we are reaching the limits of our patience" with a nominal ally that continues to provide a safe haven to al Qaeda-linked terrorists.
Unarmed U.N. monitors came under fire Thursday, as they tried to reach the scene of the latest mass killing in Syria, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. Activists accused government forces of killing nearly 80 people, including women and children who were shot, hacked to death and burned in their homes.
The U.S. is trying to break deadlocked talks with Pakistan over reopening a route for NATO troop supplies into Afghanistan — a deal that has proven elusive due to Islamabad's demands for more money and Washington's refusal to apologize for accidentally killing Pakistani forces.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday pressured Pakistan to do more to root out the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani terrorist network from its territory, saying that U.S. officials are "reaching the limits of our patience."
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday that the United States does not intend to establish a permanent presence in the Asia-Pacific area even though the new U.S. military strategy focuses attention on the region.
Rowan Scarborough's article, "U.S. troops winning war against IEDs of Taliban" (Page 1, May 25), brings attention to the reality of 21st-century warfare; however, he does not accurately capture the breadth of the threat and the coordinated efforts to ensure our commanders have freedom of maneuver.
Israel's military says it has identified cyberspace as a strategic battlefield and is prepared to go on the offensive.