In this Thursday, May 2, 2013, an armed supporter of a pro-Taliban religious group Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (JUI-F), stands guard as others listen the speech of their leader Maulana Shujaul

 

              In this Thursday, May 2, 2013, an armed supporter of a pro-Taliban religious group Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (JUI-F), stands guard as others listen the speech of their leader Maulana Shujaul
In this Thursday, May 2, 2013, an armed supporter of a pro-Taliban religious group Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam (JUI-F), stands guard as others listen the speech of their leader Maulana Shujaul Mulk, top left, during an election campaign rally in Mardan, Pakistan. Mulk is among several Pakistani Islamists and sectarian groups contesting for the country's upcoming parliamentary elections, which are divided and scattered though, they are still in a position to secure enough strength to play Pakistani establishment bid to “hound” the next frail government in influencing its decisions about the U.S. forces withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)