Haqqani Network To Be Officially Designated 'Terrorists'

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today she plans to officially name the Haqqani network, a violent Taliban-affiliated militant group based in Pakistan, as a terrorist organization. In a statement, Clinton said she had reported to Congress that the group, which is believed to have been responsible for several high-profile attacks and kidnappings, "meets the statutory criteria... for designation as a Foreign Terrorist Organization." Top leaders of the organization had already been...Full Story
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