MUMBAI ATTACKS JEOPARDISED OPERATIONS AGAINST TALIBAN: US

Washington: The Mumbai terror attacks jeopardised operations against the Taliban in the remote parts of Pakistan, according to the US Defense Chief. The attacks were a tactical operation that had strategic effects,

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Washington: The Mumbai terror attacks jeopardised operations against the Taliban in the remote parts of Pakistan, according to the US Defense Chief. The attacks were a tactical operation that had strategic effects, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen told reporters on the flight home after a visit to Pakistan. It placed in jeopardy the progress against Taliban extremists using safe heavens in Pakistan’s remote areas, Admiral Mullen pointed out.