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Pakistan airstrikes stir up a Pashtun hornets’ nest

The Pakistani airstrikes on Saturday on the eastern Afghanistan provinces of Kunar and Khost, killing dozens of people, may seem at first glance a crude knee-jerk reaction to the ambush in North Waziristan the previous day in which seven Pakistani soldiers were killed. But there is some deliberateness in what happened.  Pakistani military leaders would […]

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