Tuesday, February 5, 2008

One District In Pakistan Now More Deadly Than All Of Iraq

From The Long War Journal:

More than two months after the Pakistani military launched an operation to clear the district of Swat in the Northwest Frontier Province, pockets of Taliban forces and safe havens remain. The Pakistani military and police have taken casualties comparable to the combined US and Iraqi forces have fighting the insurgency in Iraq, according to an Interior Ministry report obtained by the Daily Times.

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My Comment: My credit goes to Bill Roggio for covering the growing conflict in Pakistan. His articles put everything in perspective. Our focus is on Iraq, but more important conflicts with long term implications are occurring elsewhere that need to be covered. This article is one of many that does this job.

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