Haqqani Network http://kunc.org en Haqqani Designation Complicates Pakistan Relations http://kunc.org/post/haqqani-designation-complicates-pakistan-relations Transcript <p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>After long deliberations, the U.S. State Department has designated one of Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent groups to be a terrorist organization. The Haqqani network has been blamed for many attacks on U.S. troops and the embassy in Afghanistan. Although the group is made up primarily of Afghan fighters, it is based in northwest Pakistan.<p>And the U.S. decision to blacklist the group could complicate relations with Pakistan, just as they may have been beginning to improve. Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:12:00 +0000 33354 at http://kunc.org Clinton Signs Report Designating Haqqani Network As Terrorist Group http://kunc.org/post/clinton-signs-report-designating-haqqani-network-terrorist-group One of the most violent groups operating in Pakistan and Afghanistan — one which top <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/10/13/141283954/how-close-is-al-qaida-to-defeat" target="_blank">U.S. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:23:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 33318 at http://kunc.org Clinton Signs Report Designating Haqqani Network As Terrorist Group