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  • Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kiyani warned the militants that the military's "pause in operations" should not be read as a concession and that the army would "not allow the militants to dictate terms to the government or impose their way of life on the civil society of Pakistan."

    HOLMES: Moment of truth in Pakistan →

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