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Pakistan Broadens Anti-Militancy Drive

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced wide-ranging measures to counter religious extremism and terrorism in the country, a week after a Taliban assault on a school killed 150 people, almost all of them children.     The outlawed Taliban, waging an insurgency against the state, claimed responsibility for the December 16 attack on an army-run school in Peshawar. The bloodshed pained and outraged victims' families, and Pakistanis have since pressured the government...

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