Karzai’s India Gamble | Foreign Policy

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (June 13, 2010) — Afghan...

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (June 13, 2010) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai attends a shura with hundreds of tribal and religious leaders in Kandahar, the core area of Taliban insurgency. The gathering highlighted the need for support of NATO-led forces in order to stabilize parts of the province. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald/Released) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is a really interesting article published in Foreign Policy. It’s worth a read. Check it out!

Karzai’s India Gamble | Foreign Policy.

The article shows how Afghanistan’s shrewd leader has turned to India when he could not get necessary armaments from Pakistan. In the past, India has been wary of supporting  Afghanistan to avoid aggravating Pakistan’s sensitivities. Given the Pakistani military alleged ties with the Taliban rebels, this latest intervention will have severely embarrassed Pakistan which is currently struggling on many fronts at the moment.

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