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New Taliban Leader Arises in Pakistan

As Hakimullah Meshud is killed on Nov.1 by U.S.drones , a new leader Mullah Fazlullah emerges as the new Taliban leader. Mullah Fazlullah is particularly  a hardline commander whose men shot Malala Yousafzai, the school girl in 2012. It is believed Fazlullah would reject all peace talks  to be initiated by the Pakistan goverment. The Parkistan government had earlier accused the U.S. of destroying all attempts to start peace talks with the Taliban.