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Earthquake survivors struggle for food, shelter

...said it had rushed almost 1,000 troops to the area overnight and was sending helicopters as well. A convoy of 60 Pakistani army trucks left the port city of Karachi early Wednesday with supplies.Pakistani forces have evacuated more than 170...
Outside editorial: The general must go

...about the destabilization of a nuclear-armed Muslim country. The Pentagon places a high priority on helping the Pakistani army combat a growing insurgency by the Taliban, al-Qaida and their allies. Yet Mr. Musharraf's insistence on fighting...
U.S. alliance with Pakistan remains useful and necessary

...memory is as long as its punishing arm. To have discovered that bin Laden hid in plain sight on the periphery of a Pakistani army installation only 100 miles distant from Islamabad, the country's capital, confirmed long-held suspicions of...
A wide gulf between two nations that need each other

...Afghan Taliban, even if it decided to do so. The Pakistani army is overstretched in operations against its own Taliban...defeated if it opened another front. Moreover, the Pakistani army is suffering from an image problem with its own public...
Rumors of talks with Taliban are premature

...Indeed, Afghan Taliban leaders and the Pakistani military clearly have no love, or trust, for each other. The Pakistani army spokesman, Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas, pulled out a thick, stapled sheaf of papers listing 434 Afghan Taliban who...
Cut aid to Pakistan, it's a losing cause

...Development was to reconstruct 115 schools destroyed in Pakistan's Swat Valley two years ago in fighting between the Pakistani army and the Pakistani Taliban. To date, not a single school has been completed. Beyond efficiency issues, the aid...
Abbottabad - not where you'd expect to find a terrorist

...I was younger. My family and I visited when I was 12 or 13 because my uncle, a former Pakistani army major, was stationed there with the Pakistani army. Not only is Abbottabad a tourist attraction, it's also a cantonment for the military...
What to do about Pakistan?

...orders of the military command, a point former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf often emphasized. The current Pakistani army chief, army Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, was director of the ISI under Musharraf, and he headed the organization during...
Malala plotter chosen as Pakistani Taliban chief

...Fazlullah also claimed responsibility for the deaths of a Pakistani army general and two other soldiers in a roadside bombing...Research and Security Studies, said Fazlullah became the Pakistani army's "enemy No. 1" after the attack on the general...
Danger on remote Pakistan border

...with Kayani," Mullen said, "we are looking for ways to assist where they want to be assisted." So far, the Pakistani army hasn't asked for more counterinsurgency training. (It does want U.S. night-vision equipment and helicopters...


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