Pakistan Deports Author of 'Next-Gen Taliban' In his New York Times Magazine story "Next-Gen Taliban," journalist Nicholas Schmidle describes the rise of a younger and more ruthless generation of Taliban leaders. Just days after the article was published, Pakistani authorities came to Schmidle's home and told him he would have to leave country.
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Pakistan Deports Author of 'Next-Gen Taliban'

Pakistan Deports Author of 'Next-Gen Taliban'

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In his New York Times Magazine story "Next-Gen Taliban" journalist Nicholas Schmidle describes the rise of a younger and more ruthless generation of Taliban leaders. Just days after the article was published, Pakistani authorities came to Schmidle's home and told him he would have to leave country.