The Wrong Enemy,” by Carlotta Gall, makes the case that Pakistan is the power behind the war in Afghanistan. In December , Carlotta Gall visited Quetta in Pakistan, close to the who said: “We may be fighting the wrong enemy in the wrong country. In a new book, New York Times correspondent Carlotta Gall offers new information about how Pakistan has helped the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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This page was last edited on 7 Octoberat This article does not cite any sources. And he was talking at a time carpotta the Taliban had taken a real battering in the [U. He was thin and wiry. Retrieved from ” https: This article about a book on politics of the United States is a stub. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. And so they used him to control and influence their own militant proxy forces that Pakistan has been fostering and sponsoring for several decades now Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.
Children play at the demolished compound of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Her reasoning is that the Taliban exists and Osama bin Laden was able to survive for so long and Mullah Omar continues to be a fugitive because Pakistan’s corrupt government and the people at the Inter-Services IntelligencePakistan’s clandestine security service, provide aid to enemj terrorists.
Pakistan, The Taliban And The Real ‘Enemy’ Of The Afghanistan War
He was confident that they’d get that back. There was a failure not only to cooperate with the U. Heard on Fresh Air. Views Read Edit View history. cwrlotta
This article has multiple issues. This about a non-fiction book on Afghan history article is a stub. We were sitting in a freezing, half-built house and he didn’t flinch, he didn’t notice the cold.
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On how the Taliban regained a foothold in Afghanistan after the American intervention pushed them out. From that moment, the source of the problem was across the border in the Pakistani tribal areas where they were hiding mostly, and in some cities [where] they were hiding, as we subsequently found. Short term it works, but in the end I think people will resist or they’ll leave or they’ll run away. But he was also very pragmatic.
To tell you the truth, that’s what drives you. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They were always telling the West that the trail had gone cold.
Learn how and when to remove these template messages. He said, “We just have to kill two people in a village and then the village is in our hand.
Gall writes that over carlotfa years, she lost friends and acquaintances in suicide bombings and shootings and saw others close to her savagely maimed. Read an excerpt of The Wrong Enemy. We have no information, maybe bin Laden is dead. Accessibility links Skip wwrong main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.
Interview: Carlotta Gall, Author Of ‘The Wrong Enemy’ : NPR
I don’t think it’s sustainable to manage people through fear. Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers.
America in Afghanistan, They have heads of stone; they are very resilient. April 15, 2: But slowly the Taliban started coming back and foreign fighters also carlotta crossing the border and attacking American troops. No insurgency can run and survive without the support of the people; it’s essential that they have a reservoir of local assistance and support and protection.
I think one of the reasons was that they knew he wrlng a powerful figurehead of al-Qaida [and] of Muslim fighters around the world, and I think they wanted him on their side, a bit controlled, to use him for their own ennemy.
We knew [bin Laden] was hiding almost in plain sight in Pakistan, but when I finally learned this from an inside source — so, someone who really did know — it made sense that they were hiding him and protecting him to use him, I think, for their own reasons.