Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Pakistan Civil War News Updates -- June 30, 2009

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U.S. Resumes Surveillance Flights Over Pakistan
-- New York Times

WASHINGTON — As Pakistan escalates military operations against a top Taliban leader, the United States has resumed secret military surveillance drone flights over the country’s tribal areas to provide Pakistani commanders with a wide array of videos and other information on militants, according to American and Pakistani officials.

The sharing of real-time video feeds, communications intercepts and other information with Pakistan’s military is considered essential in the country’s campaign to help hunt down the Taliban leader, Baitullah Mehsud, and destroy his hideouts and forces in the country’s northwest, the officials said.

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More News On Pakistan's Civil War

Taliban Battle Stretches Pakistan's Forces -- Wall Street Journal
Deadly Ambush Could Indicate Threat to Pakistan's Army -- Washington Post
Pakistani Troops Kill 18 Terrorists in Swat Valley; 23 Captured -- Bloomberg
45 Taliban killed in airstrikes, clashes -- Daily Times
FACTBOX-Security developments in Pakistan, June 30 -- Reuters
Anti-Taliban Campaign in Pakistan's Swat Valley Enters Final Phase -- Voice of America
Taliban end North Waziristan peace agreement -- Long War Journal
Pakistan Militant Group Scraps Truce -- New York Times
Pakistan Militants Abandon Peace Pact -- Voice of America
Killed cleric's son: Some suicide attacks OK -- CNN
Policing Pakistan: The army isn't well equipped to fight the insurgency. -- Wall Street Journal opinion

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