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Experts: Pakistan’s Army Chief Is Right Man to Confront Terrorism
As Pakistan intensifies its military campaign against extremist Islamist groups the country’s army chief is facing huge internal security challenges in dealing with the Taliban and other terrorist organizations. Many in Pakistan, including former military officials, see General Raheel Sharif as a straight-talking professional soldier who can successfully confront the country’s extremists. Muhammad Ishtiaq reports from Islamabad.