Feb 23, 2012
Anger over the Quran burnings underscores anti-foreign sentiment in Afghanistan, fuelled by popular belief that foreign troops and aid workers disrespect Afghan culture and Islam.
Read Article Seven killed in Quran burning protests in Afghanistan
Jan 26, 2012
Two months into Pakistan's blockade on Nato supplies crossing into Afghanistan thousands of lorries are crowding the port in Karachi where drivers, fed up with waiting, are starting to desert. Read Article Lorry drivers with Nato supplies are abandoning their vehicles
Jan 13, 2012
Talk of progress underplays the changing tactics of the Taliban, and the breakdown of co-operation between the US and Pakistan, throwing long-term success into doubt. Read Article Pakistan’s border on knife-edge as Nato prepares for Afghan withdrawal
Dec 12, 2011
Nato will not extend its training mission in Iraq beyond the end of the year because Baghdad would not grant its soldiers immunity from prosecution. Read Article Nato will not extend Iraq training mission beyond 2011
Dec 05, 2011
Military and diplomatic blueprint for handing over control to local forces after Nato’s withdrawal in 2014 is to be a priority.
Read Article Bonn summit to plan Afghanistan's future
Nov 29, 2011
US-led coalition has apologised but attack has furthered frayed weak ties between allies. Read Article Pakistan: Nato ignored pleas for ceasefire
Aug 30, 2011
With no sign that a political solution will end the Syrian uprising, the country is sliding towards war involving foreign forces, analysts and political figures fear.
Read Article Some fear war, foreign intervention in Syria
May 23, 2011
If proposal is granted, UAE would become first Arab country with Nato ambassador. Read Article Nato looks into plan for UAE embassy
May 02, 2011
Editorials in Arab newspapers comment on Daraa as a symbol of Syrian protest, Egypt's new neutral stance, Nato's need to get serious about Libya and Israel's fear of change. Read Article Editorials in Arab newspapers comment on Deraa and Egypt
Apr 28, 2011
Col Muammar Qaddafi's English translator says that Nato forces are driving Libya towards civil war rather than sending observers for mediation. Read Article Qaddafi translator contends Nato driving Libya to civil war