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2-2-10 PakPulse

In Press Roundup on February 2, 2010 at 8:05 am
Pakistan
Pakistan Taliban leader’s death would be “fatal blow” (Washington Post)
Gen. Kayani seeks a stable Afghanistan (Washington Post)
  • Also: Kayani spells out terms for regional stability (Dawn)
  • Also: Pakistan doesn’t want “Talibanized” Afghanistan (Daily Times)
Suspected U.S. drones kill 6 in Pakistan (Associated Press)
U.S. terror suspects in Pakistan allege FBI torture (Associated Press)
Pakistan troops capture Taliban base in Bajaur (BBC News)
  • Also: Offensive kills 34 militants after bombing (AFP)
  • Also: Thousands flee from Bajaur (Dawn)
  • Also: Hideouts are destroyed in Bajaur (The News)
Local commander reportedly acting as TTP chief (The News)
Karachi ethnic clashes intensify (BBC News)
Pakistan detains American man near Afghan border (Associated Press)
MQM says PPP trying to take over Karachi (Dawn)
Interior Ministry meets to discuss Karachi situation (Dawn)
North Waziristan militant faction threatens big war (Dawn)
NATO offers to train Pakistani officers (Daily Times)
Obama seeks increase in military aid for Pakistan (Daily Times)
Editorials:
Karachi violence continues (Dawn)
Hakeemullah again (Daily Times)
Petrol shock (The News)
Getting real about nuclear terrorism by Luv Puri (Dawn)
Afghanistan
As Marines move in, Taliban fight shadowy war (New York Times)
Afghan official dismisses Taliban denial of talks (New York Times)
U.S. steps up missions targeting Taliban leaders (Wall Street Journal)
U.S. plans defense of Kandahar (Wall Street Journal)
NATO still short on Afghan trainers (Reuters)
Gunmen kill two civilians in southern Afghanistan (Associated Press)
U.S. troop surge focuses attention on roadside bombs (Associated Press)
Karzai seeks Saudi help with Taliban (Reuters)
Who else could help in Afghanistan? (Christian Science Monitor)
Editorials:
How to end the war in Afghanistan by Ahmed Rashid (BBC News)
The contradictions in Afghanistan by H. D. S. Greenway (Boston Globe)
India
New groups mobilize as Indians embrace right to bear arms (Washington Post)
India’s sacred cows touted as economic savior (Christian Science Monitor)
Land scam brings new scandal to Indian armed forces (Times of London)
India issues zero rupee notes in anti-corruption campaign (Telegraph)
An Indian played key role in Mumbai attacks (Telegraph)
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