Topic: Mangal Bagh
The US has pulled out of negotiations with Pakistan to reopen NATO supply lines. One of the sticking points was the conviction of the Pakistani doctor who helped the US track Osama bin Laden.
The airstrike hit North Waziristan, which borders Afghanistan. Also Monday, Pakistan said it was on the verge of a major victory – arresting Swat militant chief Maulana Fazlullah.
In tribal areas, it provides an alternative to hard-line clerics with a medley of local news, talk shows, and music.
In a switch from its efforts to negotiate, the three-month-old government launched an offensive in the North West Frontier Province amid a growing threat to a major city.