People of Northwest Public Radio
Fri September 7, 2012
U.S. Adds Hakani Network To Terrorism Blacklist
Originally published on Fri September 7, 2012 7:09 pm
The U.S. has decided to add one of the main Afghan insurgent groups to its terrorism list. The decision targets the Haqqani network, which has staged many attacks on Western interests in Afghanistan from its bases in northwestern Pakistan. The State Department announcement could also affect relations with Pakistan.