September 17, 2009 Special Dispatch No. 2545

Video from Pakistani Taliban: Execution of 'Spies' Who Confess to Guiding Drone Strikes

September 17, 2009
Pakistan | Special Dispatch No. 2545

Jihadist websites recently posted a video from the Pakistani Taliban documenting the execution of two individuals who "confessed" to spying for the U.S. - specifically, guiding drone strikes on militant safe havens in Pakistan's tribal region. The alleged spies, identified in the video as Deen Wali and Ghairat Khan, were accused of helping the Pakistani security forces and of planting "chips" in buildings used by the militants, thereby leading to the airstrikes. The "chips" are presumably a reference to homing devices. According to the Taliban's allegations......

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