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Some see Pakistan’s truce as a defeat

Pakistan has a new strategy for fighting al-Qaida and Taliban militancy on its lawless border with Afghanistan: peace. After three years of battles, the army has reached a truce with militants in North Waziristan. But that’s only stoked fears that Islamic extremists will have a freer run than ever along the rugged frontier where Osama bin Laden could be hiding. Some see the truce, brokered by tribal leaders, as a humiliating defeat for Pakistan’s president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who is a key U.S. ally in the war on terrorists. Full Story

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