January 1, 2014
Afghanistan and Pakistan's Covert War
Umar Farooq, The Diplomat
The Associated Press
When American special forces plucked the second in command of the Pakistani Taliban from the hands of Afghan officials this October, they laid bare the extent of a largely covert war between Afghanistan and Pakistan that has been going on for several years. With a drawdown – perhaps even to zero – of U.S. troops from Afghanistan next year, the secret war might just become an open one.
TAGGED: Pakistan, Afghanistan