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Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad,Pakistan

Headquartered a stone’s throw from where Osama bin Laden was killed is Pakistan’s Frontier Force, an elite military regiment with close ties to the United States. Read more»

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are used in battle in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

In a region ruled by tribal law and allegiances that make it difficult for even a Pakistani from outside to travel freely, it is a Wild West where normal judicial and criminal laws don’t apply, and the United States is increasingly using drones to fight the war on terror. Read more»

Pakistani officials say that the Pakistani army had full knowledge of the U.S. raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden and that it played a larger role in the operation than previously acknowledged. Read more»

Taliban fighters meet with Government of the Republic of Afghanistan officials in Kandahar on April 11. The killing of Osama bin Laden means little to the Taliban, who will continue to fight U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.

The United States and its allies have no plans to slow the gearing up for a renewed offensive against in Afghanistan. Read more»

Members of a U.S. Navy air crew help Pakistani soldiers unload relief supplies from a Navy Sea Dragon helicopter on Aug. 21. The helicopter is from the assault ship U.S.S. Peleliu, which is providing heavy lift capabilities to the aid efforts in flooded regions of Pakistan.

In humanitarian role, US military tries to win over hearts and minds in Pakistan, where massive floods have affected almost one-fourth of the country over the last three weeks, killing more than 1,600 people and displacing millions. Read more»

Flooding in Punjab Province, Pakistan.

Raging floodwaters have inundated almost one-fourth of Pakistan, forcing the country’s military to switch its focus from fighting the Taliban in the country’s restive northern tribal belt to a massive rescue and relief effort. Read more»

A Canadian convoy passes a 'jingle truck' on its way to Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, 2006.

An audacious attack on June 8 by Taliban militants on a NATO convoy carrying supplies to U.S. forces in neighboring Afghanistan has not merely exposed the vulnerability of the supply chain, but also shows a deep penetration of militants within the ranks of security agencies here. Read more»