Most Americans say the nation’s influence in world affairs is declining, disapprove of the way President Barack Obama is handling foreign policy and would prefer more emphasis on domestic affairs, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.
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BRUSSELS (AP) — World diplomats issued a stern warning Tuesday to Afghan leaders in a new effort to help secure the war-torn nation’s future with thousands of foreign forces after 2014. But officials backed off earlier U.S. threats to withdraw all troops if Afghan President Hamid Karzai doesn’t agree to the offer before the end of the year.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Intelligence officials say the new leader of the Pakistani Taliban has returned to the country from Afghanistan to lead the militant group.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister is in Kabul for a one-day visit to discuss efforts to start a peace process with the Taliban and energy projects to alleviate chronic power shortages in both countries.