Monday, May 17, 2010

Pressured from all sides in Pakistan’s Swat Valley

By Kathy Kelly and Josh Brollier, ZNet, May 16, 2010

Kathy Kelly’s ZSpace Page

In May of 2009, under tremendous pressure from the United States, the Pakistani military began a large-scale military operation in the Swat District of Pakistan to confront militants in the region. The UNHCR said the operation led to one of the largest and fastest displacements it had ever seen. Within ten days, more than two million people fled their homes.

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