As relations between the U.S. and Pakistan continue to spiral downwards, Pakistan may be looking to build a new friendship instead of repairing an old one.
"Iran’s public statements reflect a desire to partner with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) neighbors in the maritime domain, arguing that Iran is a more credible partner than Western nations, which it believes are responsible for the instability in the region. Iranian officials have conducted an extensive outreach campaign to make this case to those countries that may be amenable to Iran’s influence."
On October 21, 2011, President Barack Obama announced his decision to withdraw all of the remaining 39,000 U.S. forces from Iraq by the end of the year.
Every year, for the past several years, the Taliban’s senior leader, Mullah Omar, has issued a statement to the Afghan people commemorating the holiday.
This Iraq ORBAT from December 2009 to November 2011 describes the location and area of responsibility of all Multi-National Force-Iraq units, down to the battalion level updated as of November 2011.
This report is the final installment of a four-part series on the revolution in Libya. Part Four: The Tide Turns details the final rebel offensives and the challenges the new government faces.
On Sunday, the Arab League approved sanctions on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including banning travel, freezing assets, and terminating its business with the Syrian central banking system.
President Hamid Karzai convened a meeting last week of over 2,000 Afghans to participate in a four-day traditional jirga in Kabul.
This report is the third installation of a four-part series on the revolution in Libya. Part Three: Stalemate and Siegedetails the progress of fighting in eastern and western Libya and the international response.