DOD to Spend up to $800 Million Training Frontier Corps in Pakistan

As Judah points out, the problem of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region is beginning to get some attention. There are two basic ways to fight the Pakistani Taliban who are using that country’s border region (Baluchistan, and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas mostly, as I understand it) as a safe haven from which to undermine the Afghan government and attack U.S. troops. One is to launch raids from Afghanistan using special operations forces, drones and other air assets, which U.S. forces appear to be doing more and more of. The other is to put troops on the ground in Pakistan. Putting […]

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