The Significance of Mehsud's Death

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On Friday, US fired missiles killed Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, in what may be a huge development in the war against the Taliban in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Mehsud was the ruthless leader of the most formidable force opposing the Pakistani government.

Madiha Tahir is a documentary filmmaker whose film, "The Wounds of Waziristan" looks at the impact of drone strikes close to the Afghanistan border. She joins us to discuss the significance of Mehsud's death.