Denying Terrorists Safe Haven in Pakistan
Publication Date: October 2006
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Lisa Curtis
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; Taliban
Coverage: Afghanistan Pakistan
Stability in Afghanistan and South Asia generally is tied to Pakistani action to limit the Taliban's ability to operate in Pakistan, peace efforts with India, exploration of regional trade and investment opportunities, and a return to democratic politics. The U.S. should pursue these objectives to help Pakistan address the roots of violent extremism and contribute to greater regional stability and peace.