June 12, 2012

Central Asia Fears Afghan Spillover

Faisal al Yafai, The National

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As relations worsen between Pakistan and the United States, which has by far the largest troop deployment in the mission, Nato is looking at an exit strategy that does not depend on Afghanistan's south-eastern neighbour. But for governments of Central Asia, the departure of US troops is cause for concern. They fear what might follow the Americans north.

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TAGGED: United States, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan

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