The A-10 Warthog is the aerial savior for ground troops everywhere, and despite its advancing age and having been in near-constant combat for 15 years now, the recently released U.S. Air Force fiscal year 2018 defense budget once again indicates it will stay flying for some time. But what a lot of people don’t know is…
The site of the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan where terrorist Osama bin Laden was tracked to and killed by U.S. Navy SEALs in 2011 is now the subject of a turf war between local municipalities. As it stands, there are two very different ideas of what to do with the place.
As Tyler Rogoway predicted since the very first blurry images of J-31 hit the internet, China's youngest stealth project was meant for export as much as for PLAAF use. Pakistan is now said to be beyond the initial discussion phase for buying the stealth jet. This comes during a time of increasing tension with India,…
As I predicted since the very first blurry images of J-31 hit the internet, China's youngest stealth project was meant for export as much as for PLAAF use. Pakistan is now said to be beyond the initial discussion phase for buying the stealth jet. This comes during a time of increasing tension with India, whose air…
Linking Pakistan and China through the Hindukush, Karakoram and Himalayan ranges, the Karakoram Highway is one of the most alpine, remote, and beautiful roads in the world. This is what life is like along its mountain passes.
India and Pakistan, two proud nations in South Asia, share a tense border, along with a history that includes four wars, numerous attacks and skirmishes, and nuclear weapons. So it's fitting that one of the few road crossings the countries share closes every day with pomp, circumstance, and mildly aggressive ceremony.
Contrary to its depiction as a backward desert full of terrorists, Pakistan is home to beautiful scenery and a few free-spirited travelers who explore the country in 4x4 vehicles. Baber Khan, editor of the car website PakWheels.com, shares his story and amazing photos. — Ed.
Pakistan is taking nuclear paranoia to a horrifying new low. And it's making the world a vastly more dangerous place in the process.
The Lowari Top is a 10,000-ft high pass in northwest Pakistan and the road that crosses it between Chitral and Dir is one of the most dangerous in the world. Despite the danger, trucks are the only way to move goods in this part of the world.
President Obama's statements on the death of Osama bin Laden ushered in one of the greatest moments of collective catharsis in American history. Though only nine minutes in length, the excellent speech managed to incorporate tactical details, an acknowledgment of profound grief, an entreaty for religious tolerance,…
This now-suspended cop in Karachi, Pakistan happened upon a TV crew covering a protest and talked them into filming his spectacular "stunt" show. His reason? He wanted to show his wife how tough the job of a policeman is. Brilliant.
This sprawling, three-mile bottleneck of NATO oil tankers and supply trucks shows how easily a blockade of the Kyhber Pass can stop America's war against the Taliban. Yes, Pakistan is fighting our fight against Islamic extremism with traffic jams.
This official driver's guide of the government of Pakistan's Northwest Province features tips like "Quit stepping on those breaks for NO REASON!" It's the most unintentionally hilarious driving safety guide ever.
No helmet? Check. Linen pants? Check. Video camera? Check. Rudimentary understanding of basic stunt riding? Check. OK, you're ready to ride your dinky little motorcycle through Pakistan. This stunt is called The Superman and you shouldn't try it without jeans.
Go ahead: Search for "Asif Hussain Shah." Can't resist, can you? His plan is working, but that's nothing — wait 'til you see the interior. We're stone sober, and it freaked us the hell out.
For the ultimate in road trips, choose the highest paved road in the world. The Karakoram Highway is 800 miles of mountain road connecting Pakistan with China across some of the tallest mountains in the world.