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Pakistan: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says haven for Pakistan-based attacks are “unacceptable.”
Panetta blamed the Kabul attack on Pakistan’s failure to curb the activities of the Haqqani network and other militant groups.
Panetta promised the US would not “… allow these kinds of attacks to go on,” but did not provide details on a specific response.
Pakistani defense officials responded that they were doing their best to stabilize the Waziristan region, but that it is not their responsibility to crack down on militants that cross the border into Afghanistan.