National Security
5:01 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

U.S. Adds Haqqani Network To Terrorism Blacklist

Originally published on Fri September 7, 2012 10:09 pm

The U.S. has decided to add one of the main Afghan insurgent groups to its terrorism list. The decision targets the Haqqani network, which has staged many attacks on Western interests in Afghanistan from its bases in northwestern Pakistan. The State Department announcement could also affect relations with Pakistan.