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US Republican enthusiasm ebbs on Afghan war

Long the more hawkish US political party, the Republicans are increasingly hesitant about a lengthy commitment in Afghanistan as they court a war-weary public in next year’s presidential race. Nearly all of

US won’t leave Afghanistan: Mullen

The top US military officer is vowing long-term commitment to Afghanistan, touting progress in the war against the Taliban and its Al-Qaeda allies ahead of an American drawdown. Admiral Mike Mullen, the

Many ‘challenges’ in ties with Pak: US

The United States has acknowledged that its relationship with Islamabad has many “challenges” in the light of Osama bin Laden’s location deep inside Pakistan, but says it’s also in both countries’ long-term