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Article: U.S. privately backs Pakistan’s deal with Taliban

Daily Telegraph (UK)

US privately backs Pakistan’s ‘Sharia law for peace’ deal with Taliban

American officials have privately backed Pakistan’s “Sharia law for peace” deal with Taliban militants in the Swat Valley despite publicly criticising it as a “negative development”.

By Dean Nelson, Javed Siddiq in Islamabad and Emal Khan in Peshawar
Last Updated: 7:25PM GMT 17 Feb 2009
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