TEHRAN, Iran — A major earthquake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flattened homes and offices Tuesday on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border, killing at least 46 people in the sparsely populated region and swaying skyscrapers and buildings as far away as New Delhi.
With today’s warfront headlines reading like the oracle Yogi Berra’s déjà vu all over again — about the war going worse than expected and Congress growing apoplectic — there are some lessons Washington must forever re-learn.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — More than 200,000 people have fled Pakistan’s latest offensive against Taliban militants in the northwest, the United Nations said Monday, as fresh clashes in the remote region killed 41 insurgents and two soldiers.
(AP) — As of Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at least 576 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department.
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