"The military operation is not yet over in Orakzai. I think [the army] made the announcement of victory in haste," said journalist Rahimullah Yousafzai.
Taliban regrouping in Pakistan areas thought secure →
But if the U.S. were to resume firing missiles at such a sensitive time, it could erase any gains it has made in public opinion because of its aid efforts, Yousafzai said.
Pakistan floods could give Taliban time to regroup →