Pakistani Taliban leader killed: It is the path of the needle that the thread is accustomed to follow.
It is unclear whether Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud was killed by a US drone attack. This speculation has forced the Taliban to call the rumor false. If the news is true, it is a major blow for the Taliban.
Mehsud was the instigator of the CIA attack last month that killed many of its agents. Mehsud’s death would not change the war; as we all know, when a Taliban leader dies, another leader with the same ideas and same hate toward Americans is picked. As the Dioula of Ivory Coast say, “It is the path of the needle that the thread is accustomed to follow.”