US Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Antidote to Insurgency

More troops might further inflame local frustration, but getting tribes to do the fighting could be costly too. Then there is the tricky question of talking to the Taliban, does it include insurgents in Pakistan as well?

The World Today Published 1 January 2009 Updated 29 January 2021 4 minute READ

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