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June 13, 2009 6:59 PM

Pakistan Taliban leader faces threat from fellow tribesman

A new Islamic militia leader has emerged in Pakistan to openly challenge al Qaida-affiliated warlord Baitullah Mehsud for the first time from within his own tribe. But it may not mean any lessening of violence in neighboring Afghanistan: the militia leader, Qari Zainuddin, said that once he's vanquished Mehsud, he'll send his forces into Afghanistan to expel "the infidels."

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