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October 15, 2009
Taliban bomb attacks provoke likely S. Waziristan offensive

Recent bombings in Pakistan have called attention to the lack of preparedness by Pakistani security forces. But will an upcoming Pakistani army offensive reduce the Taliban’s ability to carry out such attacks?

Shuja Nawaz, director of the South Asia Center at The Atlantic Council, speaks with Martin Savidge about Pakistani law enforcement strategies, recent bomb attacks and an expected offensive in South Waziristan.

After a surge in attacks targeting police officers, the Pakistani government is preparing for a ground offensive in a key Taliban stronghold. Al Jazeera English’s Imran Khan reports from the Pakistani capital of Islamabad.

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