May 28, 2011

COMMENT: On Managing Afghanistan Backing Northern Alliance II is the only viable option for India when US troops withdraw

An optimistic scenario that some American analysts like former Ambassador of India Robert Blackwill support and advocate. They argue that a de facto division of Afghnaistan will lead to the creation of a Pshtun entity straddling both sides of the disputed Durand Line, which no Pashtun worth his salt recognizes as an international border.

G Parthasarathy

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