Pakistan has forces, equipment for Taliban assault: U.S.

Reuters – Pakistan has mobilized enough forces and equipment to launch a long awaited ground offensive against Taliban militants in their South Waziristan stronghold near the Afghan border, U.S. defense officials said on Sunday. Washington sees a concerted push by Pakistan to eliminate Taliban and al Qaeda “sanctuaries” in its territory as the key to turning around a faltering U.S.-led war in Afghanistan. Read Article

The Historian – As we reported the other week the Pakistani army has recently been massively resupplied with US equipment no longer needed in Iraq.

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