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“Though the epicenter of this threat lies in India’s neighborhood, it reaches far and wide all across the world as we have seen time and again and most recently a few weeks back in Times Square,” he said.

Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistani American, has been arrested in connection with the failed Times Square bombing plot.

U.S. officials publicly express frustration with Pakistan’s selective campaign against terrorist groups. While acknowledging Pakistan’s effort, they say this does not target groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Haqqani network and the Pakistani Taliban that pose threats to India, Afghanistan and to some extent the U.S.

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Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen is a reporter covering foreign policy and international developments for The Washington Times.

Prior to joining The Times, Mr. Sen worked for publications in Asia and the Middle East. His work has appeared in a number of publications and online news sites including the British Broadcasting Corp., Asia Times Online and Outlook magazine.

 

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