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With allies like these, who needs enemies? (Pt 3)

Pakistan’s president has signed off on a deal that turns the country’s Swat Valley over to the Taliban.  How can the US provide any more support–military, political or monetary–to a country that openly collaborates with people like this? With allies … Continue reading

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With allies like these, who needs enemies?

Since 2001, the US and Pakistan have been, ostensibly, allies in the struggle against Islamic extremists.  The reconstructed government of neighboring Afghanistan is also, again ostensibly, our ally.  So how is it that the Pakistanis are allowing the Taliban in … Continue reading

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