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Taliban activity up on Pakistan border-US report

Taliban activities along the Afghan-Pakistan border region have increased in the two months since Islamabad struck a controversial deal with militants, suggesting the problem remains unresolved, according to a congressional report released on Monday. U.S. officials, while skeptical, took a wait-and-see attitude after President Pervez Musharraf’s government on Sept. 5 signed a truce with pro-Taliban militants that was aimed at ensuring a permanent peace in North Waziristan. Critics feared the pact would give the Taliban a sanctuary in the rugged region. Full Story

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