'Not Just Creeping Talibanization'

Pakistan has deployed 1,500 paramilitary troops to protect Peshawar, the provincial capital of the Northwest Frontier Province that many fear could soon fall to the Taliban. As Pakistan moved in its forces, it also bombarded suspected militant hideouts with mortar shells, The Associated Press reported. Islamic militants and criminal gangs have taken advantage of a leadership void in Islamabad to expand their activities rapidly in recent weeks, according to security officials, analysts and...Full Story
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