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Pak terror groups getting bolder: US

world Updated: Jul 19, 2008 01:55 IST
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Faced with an increasingly sophisticated insurgency, the US has said that Pakistan was not doing enough to contain militancy as terrorists operating from “safe havens” in its restive tribal areas have grown “bolder”, launching regular attacks on coalition forces in Afghanistan.

Asking Islamabad put pressure on militant groups, top Pentagon officials also indicated that the Bush administration may increasing the strength of American forces in Afghanistan as it would make a “significant difference” to defeat the militants. The Bush administration is under tremendous pressure to increase its force levels in Afghanistan.