March 16, 2010

Will Xinjiang’s Turkistani Islamic Party Survive the Drone Missile Death of its Leader? - The Jamestown Foundation

Though it appears to have occurred on February 15, the death of the leader of al-Hizb al-Islami al-Turkistani (Turkistani Islamic Party - TIP) was reported only in recent days (Geo TV, March 1; Dawn [Karachi], March 1; The News [Islamabad], March 2). Abdul Haq al-Turkistani was one of three militants killed by a missile launched from a CIA-operated unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
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Will Xinjiang’s Turkistani Islamic Party Survive the Drone Missile Death of its Leader? - The Jamestown Foundation