An army instructor teaches students at a technical class in the Waziristan Institute of Technical Education in Spinkai in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan

 
An army instructor teaches students at a technical class in the Waziristan Institute of Technical Education in Spinkai in Pakistan
An army instructor teaches students at a technical class in the Waziristan Institute of Technical Education (WITE) in Spinkai in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan November 29, 2012. In a Pakistan army base high in the mountains on the Afghan frontier, a general explains a strategy for fighting the Taliban he calls simply "WHAM" - winning hearts and minds. According to the army narrative, the campaign includes winning over the region's ethnic Pashtun tribes through dialogue, creating commercial opportunities and providing education in new schools and colleges. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood