Who's The Enemy Now?

With al-Qaeda's leaders on the run, the terrorist threat is evolving--and getting scarier. here's why

Along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, there is no shortage of spies and informers. In that mountain lair where al-Qaeda and Taliban fugitives are burrowed in amid local tribes that pay little heed to the government in Islamabad, at least five rival Pakistani agencies run networks in search of Osama bin Laden and his cohort. The snitches seemed to have come up with gold last week. TIME has learned that Pakistani troops, already engaged in an offensive to flush out foreign fighters, pounced on an informer's tip that al-Qaeda sympathizers were hiding with foreign militants in the village of Kalosha. Before dawn...

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