Lashkar-E-Taiba

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  • "The United States sees the Lashkar-e-Taiba becoming more lethal by the day and thinks its gradual growth now clearly shows that it has global inspirations to spread terror," said Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressing reporters in Islamabad in July. (Bloomberg)

    Pakistan denies militant group is global terror threat

    The Pakistani-based militant organization Lashkar-e-Taiba is being viewed increasingly by U.S. political and military leaders as a global terrorist threat. But most Pakistanis remain unaware of the group's activities and agenda and continue to give it significant support.


  • Foreigners boost insurgency in east Afghanistan

    As the spotlight of the Afghan war focuses on the south, insurgent activity is increasing in parts of the east, with Arab and other foreign fighters linked to al Qaeda infiltrating across the rugged mountains with the help of Pakistani militants, Afghan and U.S. officials say.


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