They are terrorizing Pakhtuns.
People feel terror and worry that they may be killed in a NATO operation.
This would have very negative psychological effects especially on females well aware of the victims of NATO bombings elsewhere.
The nationalists (ANP) and the religious conservatives (JUI) have both condemned this action.
1 million people need to be ready to go and protest outside the American embassy in Islamabad if the US announces an operation in FATA.