Baithullah Mehsud, a 'deceased' tribal leader in Pakistan, may have links to the CIA. (Winter Patriot: Is Pakistan's "Public Enemy Number One" A CIA Asset ?. )
Pakistani officials have complained that the US has failed to hit Mehsud with drone attacks despite them having supplied co-ordinates three times. (BBC NEWS South Asia Profile: Baitullah Mehsud )
CNN and other media sources reported the death of Baithullah Mehsud, on 30 September 2008.
His death was reportedly due to kidney failure. (Sources: Man blamed for Bhutto killing is dead - CNN.com)
Mehsud, 'the top Taliban commander in Pakistan' has reportedly claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in Pakistan that left 18 dead.
"And Baitullah Mehsud also promised an assault on Washington 'soon' - one he said will 'amaze' the world."