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US fears Taliban gains in Pakistan

Views cease-fire as Al Qaeda opening

General David Petraeus expressed his concerns during a forum Tuesday night at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. General David Petraeus expressed his concerns during a forum Tuesday night at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. (Steven Senne/Associated Press)
By Bryan Bender and Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / April 23, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Top US officials are increasingly concerned about Pakistan's ability to confront the Taliban, who appear emboldened by the government's decision to cede a large part of its territory to the armed Islamic militants. (Full article: 1078 words)

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