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The Pakistani Taliban is Back

Over the past two years, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has re-emerged.

The group poses a threat in Pakistan and beyond.

  • Daud Khattak
  • The Diplomat

Six years after their defeat, the once-dreaded Pakistani Taliban have staged a gradual comeback in their former territories in Waziristan, the rugged tribal region bordering…

The visible uptick in Taliban attacks over the past year in north and south Waziristan is believed to be the result of the re-unification and merger of several Taliban factions and splinters in…

Baitullah Mehsud, a veteran of the Afghan “jihad,” was killed in a drone strike in August 2009…

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