Pakistan NPR's Rob Gifford in Islamabad reports Pakistan's Muslim fundamentalist groups are strongly opposed to any U.S. military action in neighboring Afghanistan, where the Taliban government is accused of harboring alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. While the Pakistani government has pledged to cooperate with U.S. efforts to root out bin Laden, Pakistan's Islamic leaders say an attack on Afghanistan will provoke a Jihad against America.
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NPR's Rob Gifford in Islamabad reports Pakistan's Muslim fundamentalist groups are strongly opposed to any U.S. military action in neighboring Afghanistan, where the Taliban government is accused of harboring alleged terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. While the Pakistani government has pledged to cooperate with U.S. efforts to root out bin Laden, Pakistan's Islamic leaders say an attack on Afghanistan will provoke a Jihad against America.