March 26, 2023


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Review: The Pashtuns: The Unresolved Key to the Future of Afghanistan and Pakistan By Abuba kar Siddique

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Abubakar Siddique’s book is a well-researched and racy account of the Afghanistan jigsaw, writes Avalok Langer in Tehelka

pashtunIt’s 2014 and as promised, the US is withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan. No one knows how many soldiers will stay back and what their role will be, but one thing is clear: after spending over a decade and billions of dollars on their “war on terror”, the world’s most powerful nation will leave behind a fractured nation, forced to somehow pick up the pieces and try to rebuild itself.

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