Afghanistan And Pakistan's Embattled Frontier The 1,600-mile-long frontier between Afghanistan and Pakistan has always been a wild and often violent region. U.S., NATO, Afghan and Pakistani forces are battling the Taliban and insurgents allied with al-Qaida, and the warfare on both sides of the border has major implications for the next U.S. president.
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Afghanistan And Pakistan's Embattled Frontier

Commanders Look For New Strategy In Afghanistan

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Balancing Regional, U.S. Interests In Pakistan

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