Samina Ahmed

South Asia Project Director, International Crisis Group

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South Asia Project Director for the International Crisis Group, based in Islamabad, Pakistan

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The massive NATO and Afghan offensive appears to have driven the Taliban out of the city of Marjah, at least for the moment.

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The massive NATO and Afghan offensive appears to have driven the Taliban out of the city of Marjah, at least for the moment.

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The massive NATO and Afghan offensive appears to have driven the Taliban out of the city of Marjah, at least for the moment.

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The massive NATO and Afghan offensive appears to have driven the Taliban out of the city of Marjah, at least for the moment.

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In Pakistan's Swat Valley on Sunday, the militant Islamist leader Sufi Mohammed bluntly  defied the country's secular government  and its system of laws.

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