Tribes Seek End to Pakistan al Qaeda Fight

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Tribal elders attempt to negotiate an end to the standoff between Pakistani troops and al Qaeda militants fighting in the mountainous region of western Pakistan. The fighting began Tuesday. Pakistani officials have backed off earlier claims that Osama bin Laden deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri is among those cornered. Hear NPR's Michael Sullivan.

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