The Taliban have taken control of the Buner district, which is located 96kms from the nuclear armed country's capital Islamabad. This comes after the Taliban’s recent victory of imposing sharia law in the sway valley.
The population will now be subject to sharia law imposed by the Taliban. Osama bin laden will also be able to travel and live freely within Pakistan if the Taliban gain control of the young Islamic state.
A government spokesman has stated that the government will not allow the Taliban to set up a parallel government in the region. The judicial are the democratic process are also under fire by the Taliban, stating they are "un-Islamic".