“Strange bedfellows, soon-to-be estranged? How events are straining the relationship between the Afghan Taliban and the Pakistani military”, Malaiz Daud (CIDOB, Barcelona)

Critics of the Pakistani military have long called its support for the Taliban – and a slew of other Islamist groups – a misadventure that will eventually annihilate everyone and everything in its path. The return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan has not only turned that country into a pariah state but also threatens Pakistan’s stability. 

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