In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, photo, a Pakistani Army soldier with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment patrols atop the 8000 foot mountain near their outpost at the Kalpani Base in Pakistan's Dir ... more 
In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, photo, a Pakistani Army soldier with the 20th Lancers Armored Regiment patrols atop the 8000 foot mountain near their outpost at the Kalpani Base in Pakistan's Dir province on the Pakistan-Afghan border. Five years after setting up an umbrella organization to unite a violent symphony of militant groups operating in Pakistan's tribal regions, the Pakistani Taliban is fractured, strapped for cash and losing the support of a local population that is frustrated by a protracted war that has forced thousands out of their homes, say analysts and residents of the area. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Anja Niedringhaus
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