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Musharraf: No al-Qaida center in Pakistan

Al-Qaida could not have used Pakistan as a base to orchestrate recent terrorist attacks in London, Egypt or elsewhere because the group’s command and communication system has been eliminated, President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said Monday. Musharraf told journalists in the eastern city of Lahore that al-Qaida “sanctuaries” in Pakistan’s rugged tribal regions have been overrun and security forces have captured 700 of its fighters. However, Musharraf said small groups of al-Qaida militants might still be hiding in the country’s rugged North and South Waziristan tribal regions, bordering Afghanistan. Military experts believe Osama bin Laden could be hiding in that area. Full Story

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