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The Problem with Pakistan

November 30, 2010

If the counterinsurgency (COIN) in Afghanistan is America’s longest war, it is also among its more complicated. Insurgencies have their own sets of confusions, intelligence puzzles, and dubious allies. Afghanistan adds its own challenges through its rich tapestry of clans and ethnicities, centuries-old rivalries, poorly defined borders, and myriad of cultural dynamics that make it […]