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Al Qaeda's Pakistan Sanctuary

Musharraf appeases the Taliban.

Apr 2, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 28 • By BILL ROGGIO
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The United States smashed al Qaeda's base of operations in Afghanistan in 2001, only to see it transferred to northwestern Pakistan. The refusal of the Musharraf regime to deal with this situation, and the active participation of elements of the Pakistani military, intelligence, and political elites in supporting our enemies, are worrisome for our efforts in the war on terror--and threaten the very existence of a non-jihadist Pakistani state.

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