ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that extremists have been able to operate from Pakistani soil for too long, increasing pressure on Islamabad to crack down on Islamist militants destabilizing Afghanistan who are allegedly supported by the government.
"We should be able to agree that for too long extremists have been able to operate here in
"We respect the challenges that
She said the
The Pakistani military has said it can't launch an offensive against the Haqqani network in its safe haven in the
But many analysts suspect the military is reluctant to target a group that is seen as an important potential ally in