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Afghanistan: IMU in Pakistan's Waziristan region

I’ve been remiss in failing to note Joshua Foust's ongoing analyses of events concerning Central Asia's most notorious terrorist group, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU).   Supposedly, Pakistan's troops have annhiliated the IMU in Waziristan–but– 

Today, Mr. Foust reports at Registan from a careful look at news sources and analysts, that the Waziristan conflict may not be going as advertised.   The whole thread he has running on Waziristan has many implications for the war in Afghanistan, U.S.-Pakistani relations, and Central Asian security at large.

One of the articles Joshua Foust cites is an April 7 blog entry at the Roberts Report.