Mullah Fazlullah chosen as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Chief

Published: November 7, 2013
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Swat Taliban Maulvi Fazlullah. PHOTO: FILE

Swat Taliban Maulvi Fazlullah. PHOTO: FILE

MIRANSHAH: The Pakistani Taliban elected Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader, the militants’ interim chief said on Thursday.

Fazullah will be taking the place of Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a US drone strike on Friday.

Fazlullah led the Taliban’s brutal two-year rule in Swat valley in 2007-2009 before a military operation retook the area. The Fazlullah-led Taliban’s advances on neighbouring districts of Buner and Dir had prompted the Army to respond. They restored peace after a year of deadly battles.

It was earlier reported that the Afghan Taliban were providing sanctuary for Mullah Fazlullah, in Kunar province.

Read: Foreign support: Afghan Taliban bankrolling our fighters says TTP

Earlier this year, the Swat Taliban released a video to accept the killing of Maj General Sanaullah, and showed Fazlullah celebrating the attack’s success. In the video, he had expressed great happiness that the attack had targeted a police official.

Local and foreign media misreported Fazlullah’s death multiple times, including this year.

Prior to the announcement, the BBC’s M Ilyas Khan in Islamabad said that Mullah Fazlullah was not a member of the Mehsud clan and, if appointed, would face a challenge to control the Mehsud fighters, who make up the bulk of the Taliban’s manpower.

Who is Fazlullah?

Also nicknamed “Mullah Radio”, Fazlullah was the leader of banned militant outfit Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM).

Known for his fiery radio broadcasts in Swat Valley, he was also sometimes referred to as chief of the Swat Taliban.

Fazlullah managed to regroup in Afghanistan and established strongholds and local support.

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Reader Comments (114)

  • Khan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:14PM

    HAHAHAHA!!!! Now that is a joke and “interestingly” a proof (deliberately / foolishly) that AFGHAN Govt. has started supporting TTP.Recommend

  • Troubled
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:15PM

    Thank you Pakistan Army for the victory you claim to have had in Swat. They are back!Recommend

  • truth
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:15PM

    ALLAH safe all the innocents in pakistan and Afghanistan and may he ( Mullah Radio ) be drone as well.Recommend

  • KM
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:16PM

    Game Over!

    TTP has slapped the Pakistani government by such a move, and their softness for talks under all circumstances.

    IK wake, for indirectly you will now be supported a well funded pawn of the foreign intelligence agencies.Recommend

  • imme
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:16PM

    Mubarak to IK & LIKESRecommend

  • Faisal
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:17PM

    I don’t see any chance of talks now. Even the most die hard fans of peace talks won’t be comfortable talking with this maniac. Recommend

  • prakash
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:19PM

    Mar gaya PakistanRecommend

  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:21PM

    Great decision by Taliban. To wipe off tears of both Imran Khan and Munawar Hasan, Taliban have elected their leader from Swat. (Both were against Swat operation). The sudden death of Hakimullah caught both of them off guard. Now both of them will be a happiest couple on earth.Recommend

  • Imran Hasan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:21PM

    Wow! Just WOW! He is 10x Hakeemullah… I fear the worst!Recommend

  • Jibran
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:23PM

    Take that. Ch. Nisar and Taliban Khan must be exalted now. Brutality is the only criterion for leading TTP.Recommend

  • Farooq
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:23PM

    Its a Drone attack from TTP..Recommend

  • Aimal
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:24PM

    What a drama!!!!! He allowed to escaped from swat for better utilisation in future!!!!!!! Well well another pre planned character!!!!! Confused!!!!Recommend

  • Usama
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:24PM

    The moment when all the blood of swat goes to down the drain is when amnesty will be announced for these thugs in case of successful negotiations good going Recommend

  • Salman
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:25PM

    Hilarious! Time for negotiations!Recommend

  • Sarah
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:26PM

    A gift to those who supported drone strike on HakimullahRecommend

  • Nov 7, 2013 - 6:28PM

    Maulvi Nawaz Sharif aur Taliban Khan ko mubarak ho !Recommend

  • polpot
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:29PM

    Dear Americans, pls do needful.
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++=
    Shukran Jazeelan.Recommend

  • Ali
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:29PM

    How do they choose?
    Inni minni maina mo
    who is the worst among all of u ?Recommend

  • ASQ
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:30PM

    A good thing now drama of negotiations all but over.it’s time for armed forces to justify the budget they consume.Recommend

  • Patriot
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:32PM

    Expecting words of Peace from Mullah Radio. Daah, are you kidding me?Recommend

  • Sharfuddin
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:34PM

    The anti-Indian & anti-Karzai lobby in Pakistan may please note. We may need a new spin to glorify the new Emir of the faithful.Recommend

  • FaiselH
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:34PM

    Mullah Fazlullah (may drone be upon him).Recommend

  • Abid
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:37PM

    I Hope he would be droned too, soon! Recommend

  • Our game our rules!
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:37PM

    Just go to America and fight your war against them. Just spare us Pakistanis of your evil!Recommend

  • zafar
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:40PM

    Geo & TTP financed by same sourceRecommend

  • Jat
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:41PM

    Well, well, well… Imran Khan must be quickly looking for a place to hide his hide…Recommend

  • Sall90
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:41PM

    Once again a hero on the front page. Thanks ET. Keep it up.Recommend

  • A J Khan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:42PM

    This man is the biggest criminal who would be honored to sit opposite the democratically elected representatives. Is this not to shame the mandate of the people of Pakistan.Recommend

  • imran ali
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:42PM

    Mullah radio chief of TTP ,what about Mullah Burkha?…waiting comments from Mullah Imran Khan…Recommend

  • suzo
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:43PM

    drones are only hope for pakistan now!Recommend

  • imrankhan PTI
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:44PM

    we must continue with talks and anyone who opposes talks is a RAW agent, and american funded.
    INSHAALLAH we will make NAYA PAKISTANRecommend

  • RB Mian
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:47PM

    Congratulations to all Imran Khan bashers, Mullah Fazlullah is new TTP chief. A man who has been residing in Afghanistan for 3 years, never fired even a single bullet against US led Nato, reports of him meeting frequently with Afghan and Indian intelligence officials circling for a while. Also Afghan taliban conducted an operation against him to get rid of him from Afghan Soil. He is the man who introduced human slaughter technique and kidnapping for ransom. Now get ready for extra action. The time he will be operating against PAK he will live safely and the day he will think about negotiations to bring peace he will be dead.Recommend

  • Feroz
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:52PM

    The new Caliph has been anointed, now Government is going to negotiate the new Sharia he wants enforced. Pakistan is awaiting the new dawn (not Don) as promised by Imran Khan, who is on his wait to Swat with Flowers and Kheer.Recommend

  • imrankhan PTI
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:52PM

    mullah radio is a HINDU/SIKH and want to divide muslims and MUBASHER LUCMAN has proved this in his show khara sach.
    courtesy-ISPR funded WAARRecommend

  • Khan Gul
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:54PM

    Wow. I really admire this decision of TTP. It is a beautiful, clever

    1) The government would continue peace talks with a person with whom they did a full scale military operation. Talk about accepting defeat and a smack on the face of the army.

    2) He operates from an area where drones usually do not operate. So talk about a smack on the face of USA drone policy.

    3) His 2nd-in-command is from Swabi so in case he is droned, no drone can operate in Swabi, a settled district.Recommend

  • xor
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:56PM

    Lets see how many years are required to drone this guy. Or this is directly connected with negotiations? Recommend

  • Red Alert
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:57PM

    my heartiest felicitations to pti+pmln+moulana diesel+JI and their followers on the birth of their new father..Recommend

  • modi supporter
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:57PM

    so what if taliban slaughters shias,beheads non muslims,shoots girls like malala -ignore it in your hatred for hindus/sikhs that you are taught in from the start of childhood.

    ONLY GOOD TALIBAN IS A DEAD TALIBANRecommend

  • Rahul
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:59PM

    Some missile some where in US is waiting for him.Recommend

  • just_someone
    Nov 7, 2013 - 6:59PM

    The butcher of SwatRecommend

  • shah
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:04PM

    This beghayrat failed in Swat and ran away to Afghanistan. TTP continues to choose cowards as their leaders.Recommend

  • modi supporter
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:04PM

    ALL pakistanis must get united to crush this barbarians ,otherwise there will be no pakistan.
    Entire world community must aid pakistan in its fight against islamists.
    and please dont blame RAW or INDIAN CONSPIRACY in it.Recommend

  • Nov 7, 2013 - 7:07PM

    Is it just me or are the TTP more ‘strategically focused’ these days thanks to the assortment of political and religious parties who cower before the taliban? Recommend

  • Agha Tufan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:09PM

    Nawaz Sharif must select the best amongst the Lt Gens to be the next COAS. The war is on.Recommend

  • Jat
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:10PM

    This breaking news comes on the same day as the news of Dr Shireen Mazari of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) asking for drones to be shot down, while speaking in the parliament.

    How interesting !Recommend

  • farhan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:12PM

    Mullah radio is a master Dj, i can’t wait for the latest quality radio programming from him !Recommend

  • Usman
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:14PM

    Just one question. Why this media giving so much news about these barbarians? There are sonny other news please focus on them. We don’t want to know anything related to these people apart from there death.!!Recommend

  • amir yousfzai
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:14PM

    PAK army and USA are hand in glove for killing pashtuns,why dont USA targets AFG taliban,is it not a fact that co-ordinates of HM and batiullah were given by pak army,is it not a fact that pashtuns were radicalized by pak establishment on the request of USA and to settle the durand line issue

    HAS anyone read abt BACHA KHAN and his legacy,afghanistan prior to 1979 was much more modern than PAK.WE pashtuns are getting killed by everyone just because of power politics of PUNJABIS.

    ET please publish this,it will clear a lot of dust and will strengthen my view of ET as fearless paper.Recommend

  • Voice
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:14PM

    Very Clever decision as usual, but don’t think they are clever, they paying Masters are clever….

    WHY?

    Because 1) Latif Mehsud was in colloboration of external agencies in time when Pakistan was takling with Hakim Mehsud. Even both Mehsuds are gone, now replacing Fazullah is another episode again in their hands,…will force pakistan to surrender this long proxy war and bleed within…….

    Pakistan has repeatidly balimed external forces and even Afghan government for sheltering Fazullah….its tit-for-tat…..you host Haqqani as Gen Hamid Gul said, Haqqanis are patriot Pakistanis, now accept Fazullah a Patriot Afghani….Recommend

  • kanwal
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:14PM

    military operation imminent. these animal must be eradicated. Recommend

  • Tyrion Lannister
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:15PM

    There is a suicide bomber in every taliban, and its stirs when a drone bomb is dropped on him.Recommend

  • PeaceMonger
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:23PM

    Let us see if Imran Khan is ready to “talk” with Radio Mullah.Recommend

  • AR
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:23PM

    Maybe now the government has a chance of successfully negotiating with the TTP…after all, the guy’s known as Mullah Radio! Maybe frequency match hojai gi ab…Recommend

  • Zara
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:26PM

    Oho bad luck malala
    n btw all those who are criticising I.k, please listen to his speech in National Assembly for GOD Sake so you guys can understand his point of view.Recommend

  • Nov 7, 2013 - 7:28PM

    Drone please!!!!Recommend

  • Zen
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:38PM

    Why did it take RAW so long to name a new successor?Recommend

  • ISPR
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:39PM

    Don’t worry, he is our man.Recommend

  • Adnan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:42PM

    to all mainstream political parties – even TTP eletcs their chief….and these so called self appointed heads of family run political parties cant even appoint the heads of major PSE……….Recommend

  • masialu
    Nov 7, 2013 - 7:52PM

    CIA plan going exactly as was planned by them to start a civil war in KPK and then Punjab.
    Sind and Baluchistan are already in a civil war.
    God help us.Recommend

  • Imran
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:02PM

    He can only be droned if he visits Waziristan, which I doubt he will. He is living more closer to Islamabad than the Mehsud tribe. So I think Pakistan has gone back to 2007, and the start of a new era of suicide attacks. Bravo America and all those people who think TTP can be eliminated by power. Poor Pakistan and Pakistani people be ready for another wave of terrorism.Recommend

  • Imran
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:02PM

    He can only be droned if he visits Waziristan, which I doubt he will. He is living more closer to Islamabad than the Mehsud tribe. So I think Pakistan has gone back to 2007, and the start of a new era of suicide attacks. Bravo America and all those people who think TTP can be eliminated by power. Poor Pakistan and Pakistani people be ready for another wave of terrorism.Recommend

  • salman
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:05PM

    FM Fazlu in control … mabrooks imran khans PTI ,Noon league & Jamat el islami

    Where would you like to have their offices now ? Islamabad ? karachi ?

    I will highly recommend Lahore being in the centreRecommend

  • Nov 7, 2013 - 8:19PM

    A drone will sort him out

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  • Tkhan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:20PM

    Mullah Fazlullah:a star is reborn. May drone be upon him and he be martyred as soon as possible.
    Inshallah.

    Recommend

  • Zain
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:24PM

    Imran Khan must have narrowly missed this position. A day of mourning for PTI.Recommend

  • naeem khan Manhattan,Ks
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:27PM

    I wonder if his beard is full of lice,oh I forgot that God’s chosen people don’t get any diseases, pity this man and his followers, murderers can’t represent teaching of Islam. He should know that his brand of Islam will never be accepted by 170 million Pakistanis. It is common knowledge that extremists also has doubts about themselves and others around them.Recommend

  • ali ahmed
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:35PM

    2014 American will leave Afghanistan…after this TTP,mountain and Pakistan will be left….we will dream for drone to come back…we created monsters..now they have grown up…and looking at us…Recommend

  • salman
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:38PM

    Imran Khan nust be terribly dissapointed, he must have been very confident that this time they would chose him. The selection committee has not chosen on the basis of merit, who else has done more for the Taliban?

    Recommend

  • Wasif
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:41PM

    He soon be launching new FM Channel with support of Sir Imran Khan.

    Recommend

  • Jude
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:43PM

    Look… It seems all Anti-Americans have turned Pro-Americans in a matter of a week… Anti-drone campaign to Pro-drone campaign… Everyone is supporting drone attacks now… They are begging the Americans to eliminate TTP leaders… What a strong, secure and stable nuclear power… It’s amazing to see the inconsistency in the minds of people when it comes to drones… Lack of sovereignty has made Pakistanis confused… Earlier they protested for violation of sovereignty.. Now asking the Americans to violate sovereignty to target TTP..Interesting…

    Recommend

  • Jude
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:43PM

    Look… It seems all Anti-Americans have turned Pro-Americans in a matter of a week… Anti-drone campaign to Pro-drone campaign… Everyone is supporting drone attacks now… They are begging the Americans to eliminate TTP leaders… What a strong, secure and stable nuclear power… It’s amazing to see the inconsistency in the minds of people when it comes to drones… Lack of sovereignty has made Pakistanis confused… Earlier they protested for violation of sovereignty.. Now asking the Americans to violate sovereignty to target TTP..Interesting…Recommend

  • Jude
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:43PM

    Look… It seems all Anti-Americans have turned Pro-Americans in a matter of a week… Anti-drone campaign to Pro-drone campaign… Everyone is supporting drone attacks now… They are begging the Americans to eliminate TTP leaders… What a strong, secure and stable nuclear power… It’s amazing to see the inconsistency in the minds of people when it comes to drones… Lack of sovereignty has made Pakistanis confused… Earlier they protested for violation of sovereignty.. Now asking the Americans to violate sovereignty to target TTP..Interesting…

    Recommend

  • Jude
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:44PM

    Look… It seems all Anti-Americans have turned Pro-Americans in a matter of a week… Anti-drone campaign to Pro-drone campaign… Everyone is supporting drone attacks now… They are begging the Americans to eliminate TTP leaders… What a strong, secure and stable nuclear power… It’s amazing to see the inconsistency in the minds of people when it comes to drones… Lack of sovereignty has made Pakistanis confused… Earlier they protested for violation of sovereignty.. Now asking the Americans to violate sovereignty to target TTP..Interesting…Recommend

  • salman
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:44PM

    Imran Khan must be terribly dissapointed, he must have been sure that this time he will be chosen. The selection committee has not chosen on merit after who has done more for the Taliban?

    Recommend

  • Wasif
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:44PM

    He soon be launching new FM Channel with support of Sir Imran Khan. And their Channel buildings across Pakistan will be act as Official Offices of TTP, confirmed by Sir Imran Khan.

    Recommend

  • Jude
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:44PM

    Look… It seems all Anti-Americans have turned Pro-Americans in a matter of a week… Anti-drone campaign to Pro-drone campaign… Everyone is supporting drone attacks now… They are begging the Americans to eliminate TTP leaders… What a strong, secure and stable nuclear power… It’s amazing to see the inconsistency in the minds of people when it comes to drones… Lack of sovereignty has made Pakistanis confused… Earlier they protested for violation of sovereignty.. Now asking the Americans to violate sovereignty to target TTP..Interesting…

    Recommend

  • bash gul
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:52PM

    The butcher of Swat is now the TTP chief. This time will be on the run soon just like he ran from Swat.

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  • observer
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:56PM

    @Khan:

    Now that is a joke and “interestingly” a proof (deliberately / foolishly) that AFGHAN Govt. has started supporting TTP.

    Was Swat handed over to him by Afghanistan? Did not know that Swat was in Afghanistan.

    Thanks for telling me.

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  • Major Iqbal
    Nov 7, 2013 - 8:57PM

    I thought they would have chosen Imran Khan as their new leader.

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  • Hina Ghani
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:06PM

    Pakistan deserves this Taliban monster we are a nation where we hosts these terrorist, they live and walk around us they kill our families, the world views us as the epic center of killing foreign companies refuse to invest in the danger zone our country this hurts the future of our young men & women to carve any future, we are falling into a dark abyss as we blame America & India for our shortcoming!Recommend

  • observer
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:07PM

    A. It was earlier reported that the Afghan Taliban were providing sanctuary for Mullah Fazlullah, in Kunar province.

    B. Earlier this year, the Swat Taliban released a video to accept the killing of Maj General Sanaullah, and showed Fazlullah celebrating the attack’s success.

    So the ‘Good Taliban’ supports the Bad Taliban. And therefore, the Good Taliban is actually Bad Taliban.

    But then since the TTP is the one that will bring peace to Pakistan, they must be the Good Taliban.

    In short the Good Taliban is the Bad Taliban and the Bad Taliban is the Good Taliban.
    Its ‘1984’ allover again.Recommend

  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:21PM

    To stay in the game, Taliban have selected their most brutal butcher. Mian Sahib should also forget about seniority and select new army chief who could hunt and kill this barbarian. Recommend

  • Randomstranger
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:38PM

    @amir yusafzai

    Easiest thing to do in Pakistan; blame Punjabis. And just to remind you, majority of soldiers who fight for you ungrateful people belong to Punjab. On the other hand, majority of terrorists happen to be Pashtuns. So go figure…

    PS: ET publish my response as well, as we should be given a voice as well.Recommend

  • Gurion
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:40PM

    And thus the next drone bunny is announced!Recommend

  • prakash
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:41PM

    Seeing their photo alone people get scared .Recommend

  • Karella
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:43PM

    It is interesting that all those calling TTP/its leaders RAW/CIA agents are usually the same lot that calls TTPs leaders Shaheed. Totally confused mindsetRecommend

  • Pmahmud
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:48PM

    This is good news for GOP. This would make it lot easier to pick the component parts of TTP. It is also a good reason to target NDS backing fo TTP. The picture is becoming clearer by day.I give TTP two more months.Recommend

  • Hafiz Saeed
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:51PM

    Marhaba Marhaba,,,let’s celeberate and welcome our new leader.Recommend

  • Insaan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 9:53PM

    The Pakistani Taliban elected Mullah Fazlullah, the commander whose men shot schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, as the need leader of TTP. Pakistanis do need a strong Taliban leader who can make Pakistan a truly Islamic country.Recommend

  • Xnain
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:15PM

    @Jibran:
    And I hope before saying that you’re well prepared to save yourself and loved ones. Recommend

  • Salena
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:22PM

    That means another full fledged clashes between Pak Army and TTP will occur in near futureRecommend

  • Muzakeraat
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:23PM

    PTI,JI,JUI should go to North Waziristan form a government with Mulla Fazlullah as their leader and take Ansar Abbasi and Orya Maqbool as their advisors.Recommend

  • Salena
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:24PM

    What the PTI and likes are thinking now?
    Are they still expecting any peace or good news from TTP?Recommend

  • ForeignHand
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:33PM

    All you Malala-haters, lets see you comment on this guy. He’s the one who closed all the schools in Swat. Would he die a shaheed’s death too, if and when he’s taken out?Recommend

  • Roni
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:42PM

    “Local and foreign media misreported Fazlullah’s death multiple times, including this year.”
    Sorry for the mistake we would not miss him this time. There is a drone and missile already named after him. Recommend

  • Imtiaz
    Nov 7, 2013 - 10:59PM

    Like others, inshallah this terrorist will also be eliminated soon by drones.

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  • Emraan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 11:01PM

    This great man is the right person to usher us into the 21st century BC.

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  • Anurag
    Nov 7, 2013 - 11:04PM

    Worst replacing the bad. Pakistan’s own reared sons now bleeding Pakistan.

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  • Sameer
    Nov 7, 2013 - 11:09PM

    At the time when the very integrity of Pakistan is at stake and it is financially bankrupt, it is not clear why the establishment is keeping the taliban alive.

    What more is needed to spur action ?

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  • Roni
    Nov 7, 2013 - 11:15PM

    “Local and foreign media misreported Fazlullah’s death multiple times, including this year.”
    Sorry for the mistake we would not miss him this time. There is a drone and missile already named after him.

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  • syed baqar ahsan
    Nov 7, 2013 - 11:45PM

    Welcome! since long waiting and lot of things pending of swat to be settled by our faujis with him,count is fast.

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  • Faruq
    Nov 8, 2013 - 12:09AM

    We’ve defeated him before and pushed him out all the way to Afghanistan. I think all that remains to be seen is who will get their hands on him first? The Americans, or commanders from the Mehsud clan out for power?

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  • Aftab Kenneth Wilson
    Nov 8, 2013 - 12:18AM

    This is simply revenge nomination. Anyhow blessed drones will very soon do its usual job. What a shame for those who were dying to have negotiations with these Count Dracula type of human beings in our.country which we so profoundly call Pakistan. Land of pure.

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  • azmat khan
    Nov 8, 2013 - 12:22AM

    @FaiselH: Sure it will be soon

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  • Uzair Malik
    Nov 8, 2013 - 1:07AM

    A polite request to ET-could you please remove this guys (the terrorist) picture, it literally hurts my eyes as I see it.

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  • Raza
    Nov 8, 2013 - 2:11AM

    Tomorrow at lunch time both chairmen Mullah Fazullah and Imran Khan will be live at @InsafRadio FM.

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  • Anti Taliban
    Nov 8, 2013 - 3:14AM

    America will be gone next year, and Pakistan will be left with this mess that is the TTP, who are clearly not defeated. And then?

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  • el chor
    Nov 8, 2013 - 3:27AM

    @ASQ:
    You’ve expressed my feeling.
    shot ’em all down. or may be bombout. I don’t know, just kill those …………….

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  • el chor
    Nov 8, 2013 - 3:30AM

    @FaiselH:
    Man, you’ve some real good sense of Humor. you’ve made me laugh out loud.

    tweet it to NFP , pls.

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  • Billy Bob Bob
    Nov 8, 2013 - 5:36AM

    Forget him – Wonder who the next leader will be after him – actually the one after the one after etc.

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  • Shridhar
    Nov 8, 2013 - 10:26AM

    The way they announce it, looks like he is selected as a chief of INTEL Corporation or MICROSOFT….

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  • Zen.One
    Nov 8, 2013 - 1:42PM

    @FaiselH:
    it’s up and coming.

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  • Nov 8, 2013 - 6:44PM

    I am surprised, ‘Drone’ has become a verb in Pakistan..!
    So much popularity..!!

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  • Ashraf
    Nov 9, 2013 - 8:48AM

    What is the world’s best intelligence agency – ISI, doing?

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