The tenuous peace deal with the militants comes under increasing strain as Taliban take areas closer to Pakistan’s capital.
The government deployed troops to militant-controlled Buner district Thursday amid growing foreign concern about Taliban encroachment.
They have taken control of Buner next door and made forays into two more districts.
The US general credited with turning around a bleak war effort spoke yesterday to Harvard students, who forgave the one ‘blemish’ on his record: a PhD from Princeton.
Abusive interrogation techniques in Abu Ghraib followed approval of their use in Guantánamo, says a report by Senate Armed Services Committee.