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Pakistan cracks down on its militants to control, not extinguish, their movements.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
The Abbottabad raid was embarrassing to Pakistani commanders friendly to the United States.
Seymour Hersh reminds us how unlikely it was that the Pakistanis didn’t pick up U.S. helicopters on their way to kill bin Laden.
When the CIA wants to keep something from its operatives, it simply lies to them. Those lies make their way to Congress, and eventually into history.
The former secretary of state, whose "mentorship" Hillary Clinton boasted during the last Democratic debate, isn't just a poor choice of foreign policy adviser. He's a bona fide war criminal.
Washington is effectively subsidizing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal — the fastest-growing in the world — even as the country drifts closer to China and Russia.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
Pakistan is beginning to make concessions on nuclear weapons and redirect some of its national security from India to Islamist militants.
A New York Times account is sympathetic to Seymour Hersh’s revisionist history about the raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden.