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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 2 — Several Pakistani politicians and local media outlets have started to sharply criticize the government’s new offensive against Islamist insurgents, as paramilitary troops on Wednesday continued to press operations in the country’s northwest.

Offensive in Tribal Area Criticized by Key Pakistani Politicians
Offensive in Tribal Area Criticized by Key Pakistani Politicians

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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KABUL, June 28 Hundreds of Pakistani military and police forces moved into the key northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday to head off a possible attack by the Taliban and other Islamist insurgents, marking the first major military operation in Pakistan’s fractured border region since a new gov…

(Washington Post — 16 hours ago)
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, June 30 — A powerful explosion ripped through a compound used by an armed Islamist group in Pakistan’s volatile tribal areas Monday, killing eight people, as the country’s paramilitary forces pushed forward with their offensive against insurgents.

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 30 — Clashes between insurgents and Pakistani troops escalated Wednesday in the country’s fractious northwest as Taliban leaders threatened to withdraw their support for peace deals brokered this year with Pakistan’s new government.

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 12 — At least 20 people were killed Saturday in fighting between security forces and pro-Taliban insurgents in volatile northwestern Pakistan, according to officials and witnesses.

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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KABUL, June 26 — Pakistan on Thursday sharply denied that its powerful intelligence agency was behind an attempt to assassinate Afghan President Hamid Karzai in April, saying the accusations by Afghan officials were politically motivated.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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June was the deadliest month for U.S. troops in Afghanistan since the war there began in late 2001, as resilient and emboldened insurgents have stepped up attacks in an effort to gain control of the embattled country.

(Washington Post — 16 hours ago)
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An apparent U.S. missile strike on a compound in northwestern Pakistan killed six people early yesterday, including a man believed to be a top al-Qaeda operative and key figure in the terrorist group’s production of chemical weapons and conventional explosives, U.S. and Pakistani sources said.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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KABUL, Afghanistan, July 16 — After suffering significant setbacks in the fight against insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. and Afghan troops have pulled out of a combat outpost where nine American soldiers were killed in a pitched battle with Taliban fighters Sunday.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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The new government of Pakistan is seeking a “partnership” with the United States and wants tangible signs that the Bush administration will increase aid and embrace Pakistani democracy, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said yesterday.

(Washington Post — 6 August, 2008)
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