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Denying Terrorists Safe Haven in Pakistan

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Publication Date: October 2006

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Lisa Curtis

Series: Backgrounder

Topic: Government (Foreign relations)

Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; Taliban

Type: Report

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.