Pakistani Warplanes Bomb Waziristan
This certainly seems like a prelude to a very long-telegraphed campaign:
“There’s been a heavy bombardment. They targeted some militant hideouts as well as pro-Taliban tribal elders,” said an intelligence agency official in the region, who declined to be identified.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik says the Pakistani Army’s move into Waziristan, home territory of the Pakistani Taliban and probably al-Qaeda, is “imminent.”