Friday, October 30, 2009

Pakistan Civil War News Updates -- October 30, 2009

A soldier kept watch from a Pakistani Army position. The current ground offensive has received wide public support. Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Pakistani Military Pushes Deeper in Militant Territory -- Voice of America

Pakistani troops fighting militants along the Afghan border have seized passports that may be linked to suspects involved in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. The discovery came as visiting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton chided the Pakistani government for failing to vigorously pursue al-Qaida inside Pakistan. In the latest fighting in the South Waziristan region, government troops reportedly killed two dozen militants while losing two of their own soldiers.

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More News On Pakistan's Civil War

Pakistan’s military braces for a ‘long-drawn haul’ -- MSNBC
Pakistan military closes in on Taliban stronghold -- AP
Pakistan forces gain ground on militants -- UPI
Pakistani troops advance on Uzbek stronghold in South Waziristan -- Long War Journal
Passports of Jihadists Found as the Pakistani Army Moves on South Waziristan -- Time Magazine
Pakistan Finds Passport of Alleged 9/11 Operative -- Wall Street Journal
In Military Campaign, Pakistan Finds Hint of 9/11 -- New York Times
9/11 passport 'found in Pakistan' -- BBC

Clinton Challenges Pakistanis on Al Qaeda -- New York Times
Hillary Clinton says Pakistan does not really want to stop al-Qaeda -- Times Online
Clinton Ends Visit as the Focus of Pakistani Barbs -- New York Times
Clinton ends tough Pakistan trip -- BBC
Clinton: Hard to believe Pakistan can't find Al Qaeda -- Christian Science Monitor
Clinton faces Pakistani anger at Predator attacks -- My Way News

Survivors recount narrow escape from deadly Peshawar market bombing -- CNN
Pakistan’s Death Toll From Peshawar Bomb Rises to 117 -- Bloomberg

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