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Al Qaeda Leaders Proving Elusive in Pakistan Sweep

From Osama bin Laden and his right-hand man to al Qaeda spies of varying seniority, the top scalps in the hunt for terror suspects on Pakistan’s wild Afghan border are eluding thousands of troops sweeping the area. In the latest setback, after trumpeting the death of “al Qaeda’s intelligence chief” in a bloody siege, the government rowed back a day later Tuesday and clarified that the slain man was a lower-ranking al Qaeda operative. “He is not the al Qaeda intelligence chief but he was the local intelligence boss,” said military spokesman Maj. Gen. Shaukat Sultan, referring to a man authorities identified a day earlier as a leading al Qaeda spy named “Abdullah.” Full Story

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