The War in Afghanistan: More Help Needed
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Keywords: National security; isaf; Pashtun; taliban
Coverage: Afghanistan Pakistan
Greater international support is needed to secure and stabilize Afghanistan, a crucial front in the global war on terrorism. The February 18 Pakistani election provides an opportunity to isolate extremists along the border. The U.S. should work with NATO countries on a joint approach to Pakistan and consider appointing a high-level envoy to coordinate policies between Afghanistan and Pakistan.