The "global war on terror" and its awful sequelae seem very far away to most South Africans.
Although the West is pulling out its armies, the war is by no means over for the Arab world, a former adviser warns. Nick Hopkins reports.
A US drone aircraft has killed nine suspected militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, security officials say.
As the last American soldiers finally leave Iraq, the United States state department assumes control of a complex and risky operation.
Pakistan has warned it could end its support for the US-led war on terror if its sovereignty is violated again after a Nato attack that saw 24 dead.
Pakistan's president said on Tuesday accusations that his nation extends a safe haven to extremists were "baseless".
Mission accomplished? The Iraq war did more than anything to alienate the Atlantic powers from the rest of the world.
Tunisia said on Tuesday the North African country is ready to take back for legal examination all its nationals held at Guantánamo Bay.
President Barack Obama has reversed a decision to release photos showing abuse of "war on terror" detainees.
President Barack Obama is retaining a powerful but controversial US weapon left over from the Bush administration's battle against terrorism.
United States President George Bush mounted a defiant and emotional defence of his "good, strong record" on Monday.
Pakistani intelligence chief tells German magazine his country is fighting terrorism, not India
Israel has yet to learn the US lesson, that the war on terror was a failure
Afghanistan has become the heart of the 'war on terror' -- and 2008 saw a string of reversals for the Nato forces.
A project that was to bring economic prosperity has become a symbol of failure, writes James Palmer.
While most of the world spent last weekend trembling for its wealth, in Afghanistan the Taliban busied themselves dying in quite large numbers.
But Parliament has not been informed of the exports as required, writes Clive Rubin.
The US and its allies pose the biggest danger to world peace
The foreign ministry in Islamabad termed the incursion "a gross violation of Pakistan's territory".
Pakistan is determined to defend its territorial integrity, it said on Thursday, as anger mounted over a raid by US-led troops on a border village.