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Top Taliban Leader In Pakistan Claims Attack On Washington D.C. Will Come Soon, White House A Target

Baitullah Mehsud, the Taliban leader in Pakistan told the Associated Press by phone that:

"Soon we will launch an attack in Washington that will amaze everyone in the world."

The United States has placed a $5 Million bounty on Baitullah Mehsud, and has recently stepped up attacks attacks by unmanned drones inside Pakistan in the last several months.

Accorrding to the Taliban leasder in Pakistan the recent threat and attack on the police station in Pakistan is retaliation for the increased drone attacks from the United States.

Baitullah Mehsud mentioned the White House directy as one of the targets but did not mention any further specifics.

The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad declined to comment on the threat.