Afghanistan's ethnic conflict

  title={Afghanistan's ethnic conflict},
  author={A. Saikal},
  • A. Saikal
  • Published 1998
  • Political Science
  • Survival
Since the end of the Cold War, the war in Afghanistan has been transformed from an ideological struggle into a brutal ethno-nationalist conflict. This transformation has largely been fuelled by Afghanistan's neighbours, most importantly Pakistan, which have pursued competing policies of cross-border ethnic clientelism. In the search for a solution to the crisis, the US must take the lead, enlisting international support to pressure Pakistan and the Taleban, as well as their opponents, into a… Expand
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