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Are We Hunting Him?

The report of a Predator-launched missile strike in the Mohmand region of Pakistan follows a strike three weeks ago in the Bajaur area just to the north. Check out satellite imagery of the areas in question. This is some of the baddest of the badlands in Pakistan, and a great place to hide if you are Osama bin Laden. Or maybe it used to be. Local Taliban leader Umar Khalid recently signed a peace deal with Pakistan and has stated that there are no foreign fighters in the area. After the missile strike, maybe he’s right.

James S. Robbins — James S. Robbins is a political commentator for National Review and USA Today and is senior fellow for national security affairs on the American Foreign Policy Council. He is a ...

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