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Pakistan's Fazlullah re-emerges as a security threat

Masked Pakistani pro-Taliban militants who are supporters of Maulana Fazlullah, a hardline cleric, stand guard at Charbagh, a Taliban strong hold, near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat valley lying close to Pakistan's lawless tribal belt bordering Afghanistan in this November 2, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Sherin Zada Kanju/Files

Masked Pakistani pro-Taliban militants who are supporters of Maulana Fazlullah, a hardline cleric, stand guard at Charbagh, a Taliban strong hold, near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat valley lying close to Pakistan's lawless tribal belt...more

Masked Pakistani pro-Taliban militants who are supporters of Maulana Fazlullah, a hardline cleric, stand guard at Charbagh, a Taliban strong hold, near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat valley lying close to Pakistan's lawless tribal belt bordering Afghanistan in this November 2, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Sherin Zada Kanju/Files
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Masked Pakistani pro-Taliban militants who are supporters of Maulana Fazlullah, a hardline cleric, stand guard at Charbagh, a Taliban strong hold, near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat valley lying close to Pakistan's lawless tribal belt bordering Afghanistan in this November 2, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Sherin Zada Kanju/Files

Masked Pakistani pro-Taliban militants who are supporters of Maulana Fazlullah, a hardline cleric, stand guard at Charbagh, a Taliban strong hold, near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat valley lying close to Pakistan's lawless tribal belt...more

Masked Pakistani pro-Taliban militants who are supporters of Maulana Fazlullah, a hardline cleric, stand guard at Charbagh, a Taliban strong hold, near Mingora, the main town of Pakistan's Swat valley lying close to Pakistan's lawless tribal belt bordering Afghanistan in this November 2, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Sherin Zada Kanju/Files
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