Ron Moreau is the former Afghanistan and Pakistan correspondent for The Daily Beast, and covered the region for Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast for over 10 years. Since he first joined Newsweek during the Vietnam War, he reported extensively from Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.


A top member of the Haqqani network was assassinated near Islamabad, in what Taliban sources are calling the biggest blow yet to the notorious terror network.


Mohammad Gulab and his fellow villagers rescued and protected wounded Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. They remain Taliban targets—but they’ve never regretted their kindness.


In a top-secret meeting in Islamabad, the Quetta Shura has agreed to pursue a political solution with Afghanistan rather than stepping up insurgent attacks.

As the country gears up for presidential elections, prominent warlords are throwing their hat in the ring—including Abdul Rasul Sayyaf, the onetime mentor of Osama bin Laden. By Ron Moreau and Sami Yousafzai.