In the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal, Tariq Ali comments on Pakistan's role in the war in Afghanistan for the Guardian:
It's hardly a secret that Pakistan never totally abandoned the Taliban after 9/11. How could they? It was Islamabad that had organised the Taliban's retreat from Kabul so that the US and its allies could take the country without a fight. The Pakistani generals advised their Afghan friends to bide their time.
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