Pakistan

The government has initiated negotiations with the local Taliban in Mardan. A bombing in a bazaar in Malakand heavily damaged three CD shops. Sources within the Pakistani Army weighed in on the political debate on impeachment and said Musharraf is considered their supreme commander, as well as the legal and constitutional president of the country.

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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