Fighting has resumed in Swat. Four soldiers were killed an IED attack in Bannu, while four were wounded in an IED attack in Mir Ali in North Waziristan. Six were wounded in a bombing at an NGO office in Battagram. Dara Adam Khel is becoming a Taliban safe haven. The Supreme Court directed the government to allow Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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