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US moves to expand its role in Pakistan

Intelligence centers, aid package planned

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / February 25, 2008

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WASHINGTON - US officials are quietly planning to expand their presence in and around the lawless tribal areas of Pakistan by creating special coordination centers on the Afghan side of the border where US, Afghan, and Pakistani officials can share intelligence about Al Qaeda and Taliban militants, according to State Department and Pentagon officials. (Full article: 1250 words)

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