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“It's no secret what Pakistan's been doing with the Taliban”

Clara Heyworth29 July 2010

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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