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Pentagon Presses for Special-Ops Raids in Pakistan

But some in administration fear political fallout will be too great

(Newser) - Frustrated US military commanders in Afghanistan are pushing for a series of Special Ops ground raids in Pakistan, sources tell the New York Times , in essence opening up a new front in the war. The raids would likely need approval from President Obama himself, and the wary administration fears political... More »

CIA Has Covert 3,000-Man Army in Pakistan

NPR confirms book's report

(Newser) - Most of the reporting on Bob Woodward’s new book has focused on the internal strife in the Obama administration (see our item on that here .) But JJ Sutherland of NPR noticed another revelation in the recap by the Washington Post : The CIA has a clandestine 3,000-man paramilitary... More »

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