The World from Berlin Arrest of Taliban Leader a 'Trump Card' for Pakistan

Tuesday's announcement that a top Taliban official is in prison in Pakistan represents an important victory in the fight against Islamist extremists in Afghanistan. German commentators, though, doubt whether the arrest means the dawning of a new age of cooperation between Islamabad and the West.
A photo released by Pakistan's intelligence services shows army troops seizing Taliban militants while on an offensive in the tribal district of South Waziristan in November.

A photo released by Pakistan's intelligence services shows army troops seizing Taliban militants while on an offensive in the tribal district of South Waziristan in November.

Foto: HO/ AFP
Josh Ward
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