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Pakistan Going After Al Qaeda Planners

Pakistani security forces aim to close a net around more key planners in Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network in coming weeks and months, senior government officials said on Friday. The government was also considering handing to U.S. agents two captured suspects at the center of Pakistan’s recent breakthroughs against al Qaeda — Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani and Mohammad Naeem Noor Khan, intelligence sources said. Interior Minister Faisal Saleh Hayat said recently arrested militants were still in Pakistan’s custody though he refused to confirm Khan’s arrest. With terror a crucial issue in who wins the U.S. election in November, the Bush administration is increasingly looking to Pakistan to deliver big names on its wanted list for al Qaeda. Full Story

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