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Why Waziristan?

Waziristan seems to be the current hub for training would-be terrorists. The Times Square suspect reportedly said he trained there, as did Najibullah Zazi. Why Waziristan?

Supposedly, Pakistan was having success rooting the Taliban out of Waziristan and a few weeks ago, suggested they'd be done in a few months.

Is Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mahsud a big factor? Reportedly, he survived a recent drone attack. Are U.S. drone attacks the problem? Juan Cole has more. [More..]

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