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Al-Zawahiri May Not Be Focus of Pakistan Standoff

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Al-Zawahiri May Not Be Focus of Pakistan Standoff

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Al-Zawahiri May Not Be Focus of Pakistan Standoff

Al-Zawahiri May Not Be Focus of Pakistan Standoff

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Pakistani forces on the Afghan border continue to battle a group of militants who they believe may be protecting a senior al Qaeda leader. But after five days and nearly 100 arrests, doubts are raised that Osama bin Laden's chief deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is trapped there. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and NPR's Michael Sullivan.