Gen. Petraeus Now Praises Pakistan's Taliban Fight

The U.S. military commander who oversees the Afghanistan war said today that Pakistan's arrest of several Taliban leaders reflected an "evolution" in how the country's powerful military perceived militants who it once supported. Gen. David Petraeus, speaking to a small group of journalists during a visit to Islamabad, said Pakistan now agreed with the United States that a "syndicate" of militant groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan posed a challenge to the entire region and had to be...Full Story
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