The Taliban's War in Pakistan

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Karachi, May 22, 2011
Flames and smoke billow out from a Pakistani military air base after an attack by militants in Karachi on May 22, 2011. Militants stormed one of Pakistan's biggest military bases in the country's largest city late May 22, triggering explosions and gun battles three weeks after the US killing of Osama bin Laden. While no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, the prime suspects are the Pakistani Taliban and other al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist groups.

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