Twenty-eight thousand Pakistani soldiers are in the fourth day of an offensive in South Waziristan, a province in western Pakistan where some 10,000 Taliban provide a base for al Qaeda and training for foreign jihadis.
Pakistan and the Taliban
- Zahid Hussain - Journalist, Wall Street Journal and London Times
- Najam Sethi - Friday Times and Daily Times - @najam_sethi
- Hassan Abbas - Senior Advisor, Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
- Karl Inderfurth - former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs