The group's reputation has fallen in the Muslim world. But Western recruits who can more easily enter the US are being trained in Pakistan camps, intelligence officials say.
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Militants in the country's tribal belt seem to be maneuvering for time and space, analysts say.
Adel Hassan Hamad, who is suing the US government, claims that American values of freedom and democracy have been shaken.
The slain ex-prime minister's political party hopes to end the controversy over new party leader, Asif Ali Zardari, ahead of Feb. 18 elections.
His changes push officers to focus on eradicating terrorism, rather than on politics or securing perks.
Intelligence reports find that al Qaeda may be using the region to launch more sophisticated terror attacks.