U.S. Military Leaders Reportedly Pressing to Escalate Campaign In Pakistan's Tribal Regions -- FOX News
The covert U.S. campaign of drone attacks on terror suspects in Pakistan is one of the worst kept secrets in international diplomacy. Now U.S. military leaders reportedly are asking for an even greater presence in the country.
Military commanders in Afghanistan are pushing for an expanded Special Operations campaign, the New York Times reports. It is the latest sign the West continues to struggle in combating terrorist strongholds in the Pakistani tribal regions, given that the country -- at least officially -- has forbid direct U.S. intervention out of fear of a local backlash.
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