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Taliban Loses…for Now

Pakistan has almost beaten the Taliban in the Swat Valley. Now the question is, “can they keep them from returning?” My answer: No. The Taliban are committed and patient, the Pakistani government is corrupt and weak. As soon as the … Continue reading

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A Tactical Defeat

No way around this, folks. After the Taliban almost overran a tiny base we had, we’ve withdrawn. This is a tactical defeat no matter what lipstick you put on it. The Taliban understands this.

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