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All Posts Tagged With: "Waziristan"

Drone war forces resurgent al-Qaeda to rely on franchises

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Drone war forces resurgent al-Qaeda to rely on franchises

The drone war in northwest Pakistan has brought attention to the attenuated al-Qaeda core that moved from Afghanistan in late 2001. But two events in December -- a failed Christmas Day bombing and an attack on CIA operatives in Afghanistan -- have led analysts to re-assess al-Qaeda's perceived decline. Worldfocus takes a look at the organization's evolution.

Posted: February 16, 2010 13:04   Comments: 5
U.S. intensifies drone attacks on Pakistan’s tribal region

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U.S. intensifies drone attacks on Pakistan’s tribal region

In 2009, the U.S. launched at least 50 missile strikes against al-Qaeda and Taliban operatives in northwest Pakistan. While drone attacks are more frequent than ever before, there is wide disagreement about civilian deaths. View our interactive map of Pakistan drone attack locations since 2004.

Posted: January 12, 2010 16:40   Comments: 6
Pakistani army offensive faces huge obstacles in Waziristan

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Pakistani army offensive faces huge obstacles in Waziristan

Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the offensive in South Waziristan, Pakistan -- and the latest developments in Afghanistan. Also, Kamal Hyder of Al Jazeera English reports from South Waziristan.

Posted: November 18, 2009 17:13   Comments: 1
Taliban bomb attacks provoke likely S. Waziristan offensive

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Taliban bomb attacks provoke likely S. Waziristan offensive

Shuja Nawaz discusses how recent bombings in Pakistan have called attention to the lack of preparedness by Pakistani security forces. But will an army offensive in Waziristan reduce the Taliban's ability to carry out such attacks? Al Jazeera English also files a video report from Islamabad.

Posted: October 15, 2009 15:54   Comments: 0

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