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Taliban seizes control of Pakistan’s Buner district

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Taliban seizes control of Pakistan’s Buner district

On Thursday, the government of Pakistan sent paramilitary troops to a northwest district that was recently taken over by the Taliban. Michael Krepon of the Henry L. Stimson Center discusses the Taliban's growing influence and increasing concerns about the Pakistani government's ability to control the militants.

Posted: April 23, 2009 16:06   Comments: 4
Taliban declares an indefinite cease-fire in Swat Valley

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Taliban declares an indefinite cease-fire in Swat Valley

Taliban militants agreed to indefinitely extend a cease-fire in Pakistan's Swat Valley, which is largely under control of the militants. As part of the truce, the government agreed to allow the Taliban to impose stricter Islamic law.

Posted: February 24, 2009 19:52   Comments: 0
Pakistan strikes peace deal with Taliban

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Pakistan strikes peace deal with Taliban

Ahmad Kamal, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United Nations, discusses Pakistan's peace deal with the Taliban in Swat Valley and what the agreement means for the U.S. war on terror.

Posted: February 17, 2009 13:18   Comments: 3
Pakistan adopts Islamic law in Swat Valley

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Pakistan adopts Islamic law in Swat Valley

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Pakistan's deal with insurgents in the Taliban-heavy Swat Valley and the country's controversial decision to suspend its military offensive and impose tough Islamic law in that area.

Posted: February 17, 2009 10:07   Comments: 1

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