Another SDGT Designation

Foggy Bottom issued a press release early this morning, stating that they were designating Bahawal Khan under the SDGT program.  OFAC obligingly confirmed it with a designation about an hour ago. Bahawal Khan recently took command of the Commander Nazir Group after their late leader was atomized by a nifty drone strike earlier this year. The group (which also contains designations for Iyad Ghali, Mullah Ahmed Shah Noorzi and Malang Wazir) is responsible for bombings, suicide attacks and missions supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan. But apparently all is good with the Pakistani government…these guys are “good Taliban” with the ISI…  ...

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