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Pakistan: Central Front on Terror War

January 7, 2008

By Jack Kelly
January 6, 2008

Pakistan reminds us that in foreign policy, often the only choices we have are between bad and worse.

The war in Iraq is winding down….

Insurgents are taking a pounding in Afghanistan….

So Pakistan has become the central front in the war on terror. Perhaps it always was, since al-Qaida’s leadership took up residence there after being chased out of Afghanistan, and the war in Afghanistan cannot be won so long as the Taliban has a safe haven in Pakistan’s northwest territories….

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