The fighting along the border in
Local reporters like those in Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Swat, and Mingora are crucial to accurate, fully formed
news coverage. Their importance was evident in August, when reports began to
emerge that prominent Taliban leader Baitullah
Mehsud had been killed by a U.S.-launched missile apparently fired from an
unmanned drone over
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