The Wall Street Journal

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 07:45
he U.S. military has wiped more than 30,000 names of suspected ghost Afghan soldiers from its payroll, as part of a widening corruption crackdown that a top American general estimates will save the U.S. millions of dollars each month.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:30
India and Russia announced defense and energy deals Saturday as the two countries sought to renew their decades-old bond after a recent drift in their ties. The announcement came at a time when New Delhi is forging closer defense ties with the U.S. and Moscow has taken steps to build relations with India’s rival neighbor Pakistan.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:54
For more than two decades, combat aircraft flown by the U.S. and its European allies have pretty much owned the sky. Now, Russia and China are spending lavishly on new weapons that could challenge that superiority, spurring a new arms race.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:30
Officials accuse India of role in Quetta bombing, but critics say Islamabad’s shielding of certain jihadists helps fuel terror.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 05:38
American sanctions intended to punish Russia for its intervention in Ukraine are making it difficult for the U.S. military to rebuild Afghanistan’s hard-hit air force.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 06:22
International rights organizations criticized Pakistan’s government for failing to protect human rights campaigners following the murder of an activist, warning that lack of action against extremists heightened the danger to activists.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:19
Members of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday raised doubts over the Obama administration’s decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, echoing New Delhi’s concerns that these weapons will improve Islamabad’s capabilities to fight India rather than combat terrorism.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 06:27
Pakistan on Tuesday said it remains committed to peace in Afghanistan but isn’t solely responsible for ensuring the Taliban’s participation in the process, a day after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused it of sheltering militants.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 06:32
The Taliban in Afghanistan declared the start of their fighting season on Tuesday, vowing to take control of more territory and launch large-scale attacks against the Kabul government and its foreign allies, including the U.S.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 06:46
China has offered the Afghanistan army expanded military aid to combat the Taliban, according to the Afghan Defense Ministry, a move that reflects Beijing’s readiness to deepen its engagement with the war-torn country.

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