Peace Unlikely as Pakistan’s New Taliban Chief Swears Revenge
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Peace Unlikely as Pakistan’s New Taliban Chief Swears Revenge

The Pakistani government has shelved planned peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, following the election of a new Taliban chief. Mullah Fazlullah has shunned the negotiation table and sworn to avenge the death of his predecessor Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike earlier this month.  Following Mehsud’s death, the Pakistan Taliban also known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a loose coalition … Continue reading