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South Asia and the Taliban: Ground Zero for a New Cold War?
Afghanistan, Indo-Pakistani relations, South Asia
Afghanistan has been at the heart of Indo-Pakistani relations for over forty years. Indeed, the Pakistani notion of "strategic depth" crystallized in the 1980s: Islamabad, and Rawalpindi where military headquarters are located, were gaining a foothold in Afghanistan in order to carry more weight against India - even if only geographically.