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US drone attacks anger Pakistanis

While an Al Jazeera/Gallup Pakistan survey has found there is a popular consensus on fighting the Taliban in Pakistan, there is massive opposition to US involvement in the conflict.

Sixty-seven per cent of people said they oppose US drone attacks against Taliban and al-Qaeda targets in the country, citing numerous civilian deaths.

Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from Islamabad.

Families fear return to Pakistan’s Swat valley

Two years of violence may have ended in Pakistan’s Swat valley, but it has taken its toll on the people living there.

Following a deal with the local Taliban, the area is adjusting to life according to Sharia law.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports on the fragile peace and why it is not enough to entice back those who fled the fighting.

Pakistani police school attacked

Armed men have killed at least 35 people in an attack on a police academy near Lahore in eastern Pakistan.

The attack comes less then a month after an assault on the Sri Lankan cricket team left six policemen dead.

Al Jazeera’s Clayton Swisher reports.

Obama Plans Al Qaeda Defeat

President Obama unveiled his new strategy to defeat al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Lara Logan reports, with exclusive video of Taliban training exercises.