June 10, 2014

Why the Pakistani Taliban Is Winning

Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post

The Associated Press

The Pakistani Taliban justifies its airport attack by pointing to Islamabad's collusion with the U.S. war on terror, a complaint that finds a lot of traction among the wider Pakistani public. But there has not been a single U.S. drone strike in Pakistan for at least half a year. Eventually, Pakistan's leadership will have to face a grim reckoning and make tough political decisions. If not, it will have only itself to blame.

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TAGGED: Pakistani Taliban, Taliban, Karachi, Pakistan

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