On Wednesday, Pakistan freed 37 militants and Pakistani troops started pulling out of South Waziristan. Government officials reported that the government and militants were close to reaching a peace agreement. However, NATO is concerned that Pakistan’s attempts to broker peace with the militants is leading to an increase in attacks by insurgents in Eastern Afghanistan against the coalition forces.
Article: Pakistan Aims to Quell Hostilities
Author: Zahid Hussain
Publication: The Wall Street Journal