Pakistan

US Predators targeted Egyptian Islamist scholar Sheikh Essa in North Waziristan after Bhutto’s assassination. Twenty were killed in the latest round of sectarian fighting in Kurram. The Pakistani military has deployed troops in Sindh and Quetta. The Taliban mortared a police checkpoint in Mardan.

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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