Secretive Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Emerges in Power Struggle

The Pakistani Taliban today is like a mafia family whose don has just been whacked -- leaderless, with blood flowing in the streets between rival factions. U.S. and Pakistani officials now predict that the consiglieres who will stabilize the region's strongest terrorist network are the very people the U.S. has been fighting since 9/11: al Qaeda and Mullah Omar, the head of the Afghan Taliban. Pakistani Taliban commanders have been bickering since a CIA drone strike killed their charismatic...Full Story
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