Sunday, June 13, 2010

Pakistan and the Taliban

I've regularly encouraged readers of this blog to find as many non-American sources as possible for their news and information.

That's not an indictment on the U.S. media (at least not entirely) as much as it is a recognition that you need to understand the world through other cultures.

With that in mind, The Times reports on the intimate involvement of the Pakistani ISI in the day-to-day operations of the Taliban.

The timing of the report not surprisingly coincides with the release of a Harvard University report that provides substantive evidence of the two organizations and how they work together.

Meanwhile, al-Jazeera examines who make up the Taliban.

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