Friday, July 18, 2008

Militant groups now fight in Afghanistan -- Kathy Gannon

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan In early June, about 300 fighters from jihadist groups came together for a secret gathering here, in the same city that serves as headquarters to the Pakistani army.

The groups were launched long ago with the army's clandestine support to fight against India in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. But at the meeting, they agreed to resolve their differences and commit more fighters to another front instead: Afghanistan.
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Washington Times - Militant groups now fight in Afghanistan


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