On Sunday, a number of co-ordinated attacks were carried out on U.S. and Afghan military outposts in the Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan. Hmm. Who do we know that does stuff like that?
The Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan is relatively close to the location in Pakistan where al Qaeda number-two Ayman al-Zawahri came within a few hours of getting his ticket punched. The opponents of the 173rd Airborne Combat Brigade Team are a mixture of local and foreign fighters. The secret in winning militarily may well be [...]
From the NYT blurb: A political meltdown in Pakistan, where Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and nuclear weapons are all in play, could be a disaster for the Bush administration. How about the rest of us?
The U.S. sounds like it wants to ramp up actions in Pakistan against al Qaeda, according to the new National Intelligence Estimate.
Pakistan took out a religious school in Chinagai, on the border with Afghanistan on Monday, hitting it with a missile that killed an estimated 80 people. The institution is reportedly linked both to the Taliban and al Qaeda.
Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf will go down in the books as the first sitting world leader ever to appear on The Daily Show. He was flogging his new memoirs, In The Line of Fire. Here’s an excerpt from the AP story on Yahoo! News: