Pakistani police are going to talk to a court about imprisoning five Americans for life. The young men, from Virginia were confined in the country this month for organizing terrorist attacks, a police official explained on Thursday.
The five men are charged with making contact with militants organizations via the Internet in a bid to wage holy war. It has been said by Pakistani officials that the Taliban had had plans to have them perform attacks within the U.S. ally Pakistan.
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- The AfPak Papers (online.wsj.com)
- Steve Clemons: Pakistan’s Generals Really, Really “Heart” the Afghan Taliban (huffingtonpost.com)