U.S., Pakistan held different views of Nazir

January 4, 2013 - 02:45 PM
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Gordon interview January 3, 2013

On Thursday, a U.S. drone strike in the South Waziristan region of Pakistan killed a top Taliban commander. U.S. officials say Maulvi Nazir sent money and fighters to battle coalition forces in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says -- if true -- Nazir's death would be a significant blow to extremism in Pakistan.

Retired Navy Commander J.D. Gordon discussed that and other defense issues on Capital Insider.

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