President Barack Obama is declining to endorse strong criticism of Pakistan levelled by the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Oct 01, 2011, 09:12 AM IST
Kayani and Mullen are expected to have detailed discussions on Afghanistan, especially the reconciliation with
The US wants Pakistan to take
speedy action against al-Qaeda and Taliban elements holed up in North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, American military chief Admiral Mike has said.
A progress in campaign
against terror in Pakistan was critical for stability in the region, a top US military commander has said, emphasising that terror havens in the country had to be wiped out.
Terming Pakistan as the "epicenter" for global terrorism, the US military`s topmost official has said extremism cannot be defeated without eliminating the safe havens in the country.Jan 13, 2011, 13:46 PM IST
The US has a Iran attack plan to prevent the Islamic nation from acquiring nuclear weapons.Aug 02, 2010, 09:02 AM IST
Any links between ISI and militant outfits were "completely
unacceptable", Mullen said.
The US military`s top officer assured Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday that the new NATO commander will pursue the same war strategy.Jun 26, 2010, 20:53 PM IST
Acknowledging that Afghan war is bound to be a slow & deadly business, US` top official says regional ties -- with India & Pak-- were crucial for its success.Jun 11, 2010, 13:20 PM IST
The nation`s top defense leaders said Monday that US-led forces were making steady progress in their efforts in a Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan but faced stiffer resistance than expected.Feb 23, 2010, 13:12 PM IST
The top US military officer Admiral Mike Mullen warned today that Iran was "becoming a nuclear weapons capable country" but did not rule out dialogue with the Islamic republic.Feb 17, 2010, 09:51 AM IST
Military force would have only limited effect in stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons but must remain an option, the top US military officer
The top US military officer, arriving in Iraq Friday, said he is confident that the war-torn country will hold elections on March 7 and that the US drawdown will begin on schedule that month.Dec 18, 2009, 20:47 PM IST
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen has said that the Pakistan Army would take on the Afghan Al-Qaeda commander Sirajuddin Haqqani’s network once it finishes its offensive in South Waziristan.Dec 18, 2009, 14:39 PM IST
The top U.S. military officer said Tuesday that he`s confident that most of the 30,000 additional troops that are being sent to Afghanistan will be there by August.Dec 16, 2009, 08:48 AM IST
The United States has set a goal
to train four lakh personnel by 2013 in Afghanistan, of which
240,000 would be for Afghan National Army and 160,000 Afghan
A top US military official today said there is no silver bullet for Afghanistan and the ultimate success there will be cumulative effect of sustained
pressure across multiple lines of operation.
The nation`s highest-ranking military officer told soldiers and Marines on Monday that the insurgency in Afghanistan has grown in the last three years and he expects casualties to rise next year.Dec 08, 2009, 09:37 AM IST
Acknowledging that India is a
big player in the region, a top US military leader has said
that the relationship between India and Pakistan is critical
for the stability in the region.
The top US military officer warned that the Afghan government`s credibility problems with its own people posed as serious a threat to US goals in the war-torn country as Taliban fighters.Sep 16, 2009, 10:48 AM IST