15 Aug '12, 4am

Pakistan will launch operation against the Taliban, Panetta claims: This is absolutely stunning. Yesterday, The

This is absolutely stunning. Yesterday, The Associated Press interviewed US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta , and during the interview, Panetta said that the Pakistani military is preparing to launch a military operation against the Taliban in North Waziristan. But not against the Haqqani Network, of course, as that would be a bridge too far. From the AP report: Pakistan has told US military officials that it plans to launch combat operations against Taliban militants soon in a tribal area near the Afghan border that also serves as a haven for leaders of the al Qaeda-affiliated Haqqani network, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday. Speaking to The Associated Press in his Pentagon office, Panetta said Pakistan's military chief, Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, discussed the planned operation in recent conversations with the top American commander in Afghanistan, Gen John A...

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