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Posted inCentral Asia, Regions

US Support For Northern Alliance Rankles Pakistan

by Ahmed Rashid ISLAMABAD, 22 October (EurasiaNet)–Pakistani officials and Pashtun commanders loyal to former King Mohammed Zahir Shah are displeased with US reluctance to support efforts to launch anti-Taliban military operations in southern Afghanistan. US hesitation stems from concern that Pakistan’s Interservices Intelligence (ISI) may be trying to create another pro-Pakistan government from the rump […]