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Latest War_Conflict Items
Fallout from an upcoming referendum on south Sudan's independence poses risks for the political stability of the northern part of the country, the security of the southern part and the economies of the northeast African region.
Hundreds of raucous supporters celebrated the return of firebrand Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Thursday after his emergence from four years of exile in Iran, drawing a plea from him to show more discipline and restraint.
A massive effort by U.S. and NATO forces — including offensives in the insurgent heartland and targeted assassinations of rebel leaders — has failed to dent Taliban numerical strength over the past year, according to military and diplomatic officials.
U.S. policy in Pakistan is stuck in a Catch-22 quagmire. Without Pakistan, there is no solution to the Afghan War. And even with Pakistan, the odds aren't much better. Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on the Afghan border, used by the Taliban as safe havens and by U.S. drones as anti-Taliban targets, are gradually switching allegiance to the Taliban.
Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, a fierce opponent of the United States and head of Iraq's most feared militia, came home Wednesday after nearly four years in self-imposed exile in Iran, welcomed by hundreds of cheering supporters in a return that solidifies the rise of his movement.
Ahmad Tibi's Dec. 28 observations about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ("The tragedy of a two-state solution," Commentary) could use less emotionally induced mendacity and more hard evidence for his claims. It's not just that he plays fast and loose with the facts, but that he often ignores them in making his argument against the Israelis.
The Pentagon is scrambling to explain what appears to be an intelligence failure after Internet photos made public recently showed a faster-than-estimated advance of China's new fifth-generation warplane.
Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who led several Shi'ite uprisings against American forces in Iraq before going into exile in neighboring Iran almost four years ago, returned to Iraq Wednesday.
North Korea on Wednesday called for "unconditional and early" talks with rival South Korea to put an end to months of tensions. Seoul quickly dismissed the offer as insincere and said it's waiting for an apology for two deadly attacks blamed on Pyongyang.