North Waziristan Tribes Sign Peace Pact With Musharaf

to win in Afghanistan you have to do three things: Kick everyone’s ass, demonstrate that you will persist, and then buy all the local warlords to your side. The warchest needs to re-open in southern Afghanistan, and we need to use it to corner Omar and potentially Bin Laden.

There’s a lot of furor over Pakistan’s recent pact with the tribes in North Waziristan, but if you’ve been following the war updates here, you should have seen this coming.

The first thing to remember is that these people are not monolithically Taliban, as ABC news would have us believe (Situation Deteriorating in Afghanistan and the War on Terror is the Action line for the DNC, Richard Clarke, and the liberal press right now.)

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