July 11, 2008

Foreign Muslim Extremists Heading for Pakistan

New strategies emerging from Muslim terrorists. From Foreign Muslim Extremists Heading for Pakistan:

American military and intelligence officials say there has been an increase in recent months in the number of foreign fighters who have traveled to Pakistan's tribal areas to join with militants there. The flow may reflect a change that is making Pakistan, not Iraq, the preferred destination for some Sunni extremists seeking to take up arms against the West.

"There are noticeably more non-Pashtun-speaking fighters than this time last year," said Gen. David D. McKiernan, the new NATO commander in neighboring Afghanistan.