October 9, 2011

Haqqani: Military Or Political Solution?

Gareth Porter, Asia Times

A divisive policy debate pits top US military leaders, Pentagon officials and the Central Intelligence Agency, who want to put priority on pressuring Pakistan to attack Haqqani network forces, against those in the Barack Obama administration who doubt that a military effort could be decisive and support a political approach towards the key insurgent force. - Gareth Porter

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TAGGED: Pakistan, United States, Central Intelligence Agency, Barack Obama administration, Pentagon, Gareth Porter

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