Rumors of the death of Hakimullah Mehsud were proven false on Sunday when Meshud met with reporters and reiterated his vow to strike back at the U.S. and Pakistan
Pakistan Taliban head cracks jokes, vows vengeance
Flanked by heavily armed fighters, the new leader of the Pakistani Taliban sat on a blue blanket, amiable and relaxed as he cracked jokes and mixed in threats of vengeance for deadly U.S. airstrikes.
- Hakimullah Mehsud, Pakistan Taliban Chief, May Have Survived Missile Strike (huffingtonpost.com)
- Pakistani Taliban releases video purportedly of Mehsud (cnn.com)
- Intel: Pakistan Taliban chief now believed alive (sfgate.com)