December 9, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 4352

Pakistan, Jihadist Groups Respond to Crisis in U.S.-Pakistan Relations after the November 26 NATO Raid

December 9, 2011
Pakistan | Special Dispatch No. 4352

Following the November 26, NATO raid in which 24 Pakistani soldiers were killed, the government of Pakistan has moved to distance itself from the United States and is reshaping its foreign policy as evident in the following Pakistani media reports.

Meanwhile, anti-U.S. protests by religious and political groups are being organized in various Pakistani towns following the NATO raid. These protests are also joined in by the outlawed Islamist group Hizbut Tahrir and by Jamaatud Dawa, the charity arm of Pakistani jihadist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba. ...

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