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Blacklisting the Haqqani network: One step forward, two steps back?

General David Petraeus recently broached the idea of blacklisting the Haqqani group. This move, if implemented has the potential of being an affront to Islamabad. The idea of labelling the Haqqani network as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO) is intended to challenge the group’s links with Al-Qaeda. Coupled with General Petraeus’s message to Pakistan to… Continue reading Blacklisting the Haqqani network: One step forward, two steps back?