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Mulla Fazlullah

Taliban, Drohnen und Pakistans Staatskrise

Thomas Ruttig

Neues Deutschland (Berlin), 11 November 2013 Read the article by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig on the killing, by a US drone, of Pakistani Taleban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, his succession by the “Radio Mullah” and implication for attempts to talk peace with both the Taleban of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Conclusion: President Obama’s anti-terrorism policy contradicts Pakistani Prime […]

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Neuer Talibanchef in Pakistan: Rache statt Friedensverhandlungen

Thomas Ruttig

Tageszeitung (Berlin), 9 November 2013 Read a portrait of the new Pakistani Taleban leader Mulla Fazlullah by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig (in German). Referring to media reports that Fazullah has announced that his organisation, as revenge for the killing of his predecessor Hakimullah Mehsud, will launch an offensive against Pakistai installations and politicians, Thomas concludes that this […]

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Fazlullah has Mulla Omar’s backing


The News International (Pakistan), 8 November 2013 Although the "news" in the headline is not detailed and based on anonymous, somewhat dubious sources, the rest of the article is highly interesting because it details the inner strcutures and dealings of the Pakistani Taleban, in he light of the killing – through a drone attack – of […]

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