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Urdu Press on Threat of US Attack in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

Juan Cole writes in Informed Comment Global Affairs:

The USG Open Source Center rounds up Pakistani editorials on the prospect of a US attack on al-Qaeda elements in the tribal areas of northern Pakistan. The consensus? A major wave of anti-American feeling would wash over Pakistan, many of whose citizens might well rally to the tribals against the US.

The following is a roundup of excerpts from editorials and articles on the situation arising out of the recent US statements that it can launch direct attacks on Pakistan’s Tribal Areas to dismantle Al-Qa’ida and Taliban hideouts, published in 27 July editions of five Urdu dailies…

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