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AFPAK: Pakistan's Army Chief Stepping Down

Kayani Leaving Nov. 29

Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Pakistan’s Army chief, has announced he is retiring next month, leaving politicians, analysts and journalists wondering who will replace him in the crucial job he has held for six years. 394 more words

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‘Victims’ of Malik Riaz look up to army chief

ISLAMABAD, June 10: Army officials and retired junior commissioned officers, who claim to have suffered at the hands of Malik Riaz, are hoping that Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will heed their appeals for the return of their hard earned savings. 723 more words

Rare public statement: Kayani deflects criticism over missing persons

COAS says army helped improve situation in Balochistan. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE
Chief of Army Staff
Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani made a rare public statement on Wednesday, saying that the Mehran Bank scandal was a 20-year old issue and “if you want to fight with history in this context, it’s your choice to do so. 318 more words

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Pakistan wants to cut CIA drone strikes, personnel

The Pakistani government would like the CIA’s aggressive drone campaign “suspended” and only resumed under “new rules” and “formalized terms,” according to a Pakistani military official familiar with discussions between the two nations. 475 more words

Mystery Over Detained American Angers Pakistan


LAHORE, Pakistan – The case of Raymond A. Davis, a former United States Special Forces soldier who is being held in connection with the deaths of two Pakistanis, has stirred a diplomatic furor, sending the precarious relationship between the United States and Pakistan to a new low, both sides say. 1,089 more words

Pakistan Begins Its Largest Military Games In 20 Years

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A month of military exercises began in Pakistan this weekend, the country’s biggest drills in 20 years, in what analysts said was a show of military muscle meant mainly to impress a domestic audience. 350 more words