Hakimullah Mehsud vows attacks on American cities

New internet video reveals Pakistani militant leader thought to be dead

Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, thought to have been killed in an American drone strike in January, is alive and well. Mehsud has appeared on a new Internet video vowing to attack American cities. U.S. and Pakistani officials said they were certain he had been killed in January, though Pakistani intelligence agents last week said they had been mistaken and that Mehsud survived the attack. This latest video, filmed in April and released today, proves that he did.

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