Pakistan

Taliban commander and suicide camp trainer Qari Hussain survived a military operation in South Waziristan. US Predator UAVs and aircraft are reported to be circling in North Waziristan. The Taliban said it would sue President Pervez Musharrraf once the peace accord in South Waziristan is signed. The government and the Taliban in Swat met to discuss the situation after the signing of peace agreement.

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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