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Taliban arrest 'significant'

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The Taliban's second in command, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, has been captured in a secret US-Pakistani raid in Karachi. The arrest took place several days ago but kept secret to allow authorities to gather further information.

Rahimullah Yusufzai, journalist for Pakistani newspaper, The News,and the the last journalist to interview Osama bin Laden, and Professor Michael Clarke, director of the Royal United Services Institute, consider the importance of the arrest in combating the Taliban.

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