He said war can lead young troops to “foolish decisions” and expressed concern the photos could incite fresh violence against Americans.
He attacked as recruits exercised at a parade ground of the Punjab Regiment, inside an enclosed military area of the north-western city of Mardan.
Civilian war deaths in the first seven months of 2010 rose by 6 percent over the same period last year.
WASHINGTON — The United States has discovered nearly $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan, far beyond any previously known reserves and enough to fundamentally alter the Afghan economy and perhaps the Afghan war itself, according to senior American government officials.
A Pakistani-American admitted trying to detonate a bomb in New York’s busy Times Square and receiving bomb-making training in a known Taliban and al Qaeda stronghold in Pakistan, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Investigators in the New York Times Square car bomb attempt sought on Monday to track down a man seen on a surveillance video nearby as police combed through evidence looking for the culprits.
WASHINGTON – America’s Central Intelligence Agency has stepped up the tempo of strikes to assassinate al-Qaida and Taliban leaders in Pakistan and is deploying precision-based smaller missiles to hunt them.
Sure, the gear may look like it came straight out of Avatar or Battlestar Galactica. But all of the laser weapons, robots, sonic blasters and puke rays pictured here are real. Some of these weapons have already found their way onto the battlefield. If the rest of this sci-fi arsenal follows, war may soon be unrecognizable.
Read on for a look at some of these futuristic weapons being tested today.