Fuzlullah named Pakistan's new Taliban leader
Friday, November 8, 2013
Fazlullah, who takes credit for ordering the attack on schoolgirlin 2012, is known for his rejection of peace talks.
The Pakistani government has suggested the United States' fatal missile strike on Mehsud had already ruined peace talk efforts with the Taliban. The drone strike which killed Mehsud coincided with government preparations to meet the terrorist group with the view of opening peace talks. Pakistani Interior Ministercalled the killing of Mehsud "not just the killing of person, it's the death of all peace efforts".
Fuzlullah led the Pakistani Taliban in Pakistan'sbetween roughly 2007 and 2009.
Pakistani authorities believe Fuzlullah is presently living in the Afghan province of .