US aircraft killed eight Taliban fighters in attacks in North and South Waziristan. General Kiyani said the US would not be permitted to conduct Predator strikes in Baluchistan, while Ambassador Patterson identified the region as a primary threat. Security forces detained more than 200 Taliban fighters in Dir and 43 more in Swat.

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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