Showing posts from December, 2009

US justice dept unravels Headley’s terror plot

State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said the US Department of Justice and the FBI on Monday sent a team to New Delhi to share with Indian law-enforcement counterparts information disclosed by Headley relating to his alleged roles in the Mumbai attacks and plots in Denmark.

US: Al-Qaida helping Lashkar against India

The US Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates says the Al-Qaida is supporting Lashkar-e-Toiba in a bid to provoke a war between India and Pakistan - an effort, he believes, is aimed at destabilising Pakistan and gaining access to its nuclear arsenal.

US cautious over Karzai’s talks offer

The Taliban are not the only ones cool to Afghan President Hamid Karzai's invitation to hold talks; Washington has also adopted a cautious approach to such suggestions even as President Barack Obama voices his support for outreach to those militants who renounce violence.

US will send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan: Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday committed 30,000 additional US troops to the war in Afghanistan, set a July 2011 deadline for start of their withdrawal and acknowledged that success in the war against the Al-Qaida and the Taliban was "inextricably linked" to cooperation from Pakistan.