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Posted on October 24, 2009 | tags


World: Pakistan’s anti-Taliban push: Successful so far, but it gets tougher

  • The military’s movement is faster than in their previous campaigns. But the more they get inside the sanctuary, the more they will be bogged down.
  • A former North Waziristan government official • Describing the current anti-Taliban campaign in Pakistan in comparison to prior ones. They have had some pretty strong victories, though: The Pakistan army says they’ve captured the stronghold of Kotkai, where current Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is said to reside. • source