It's Not Just Al-Qaeda

Miller, Paul D.
March 2012
World Affairs;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 174 Issue 6, p63
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the implications of the war in Afghanistan on U.S. national security, the political stability of the Middle East region, and the dissemination of terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda. Topics include U.S. President Barack Obama's pledge to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan in 2012 and 2013, the unpopularity of the war in the U.S., and the importance of securing Pakistan's nuclear weapons cache. Information is provided on the negotiations between the Taliban, an Islamist militant and political group that is the largest insurgency group in Afghanistan, and U.S. officials.


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