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India Finds the Going Tough in Afghanistan

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009

NEW DELHI -- India has long seen a reconstruction role for itself in Afghanistan, despite its lack of direct military involvement in the country. Its interests there are obvious: A strong Kabul that keeps the Taliban -- and by extension al-Qaida -- in check also ensures that jihadi forces in Pakistan do not use Afghanistan as a backyard assembly line for militants who can then be turned against India, and the rest of the world.

But New Delhi is not finding its Afghan sojourn easy. ...

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