Tag Archive 'Bajuar'

May 25 2009

Pakistan Moves On Terrorist Camps And Enclaves In Pakistan

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It is good to see the Obama administration pushing Pakistan to root out the terrorists from their last major sanctuaries in northern Pakistan. This area represents a major threat to peace and security in the west. It is the birthplace of al Qaeda and not far from where the 9-11 attacks (and others – since […]

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Sep 30 2008

More On Pakistan Awakening

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There is more reporting on the growing Pakistan Tribal Awakening in the heart of the region thought to be the center of Taliban and al-Qaeda sanctuary.  First this report: Intensive Pakistani military action in the border areas has emboldened several tribes to turn against Taliban militants. The Salarzai tribe in Bajaur, where the military is […]

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Sep 29 2008

The Pakistan “Awakening” Rises Up – Updated

Major Update: Even the BBC is recognizing the tribal Awakening: Tribal elders gather in a mammoth meeting place, or jirga hall, to tell us why they support the military offensive. They accuse the Pakistani Taleban of setting up a parallel state in Bajaur, undermining the traditional tribal leadership. They say they’ve exhausted all attempts at […]

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Sep 28 2008

Top Taliban Leader Baitullah Mehsud May Be Dying

  Good news is coming out today from the South Waziristan Agency of Pakistan’s FATA region.  Baitullah Mehsud, a top Taliban leader and military commander claimed to be behind the assassination of Benazir Bhutto is possibly dying: Baitullah Mehsud, the head of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), is seriously ill, leading to convergence of the top […]

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