Why Pakistan is a Terrorist Attraction

July 13, 2011

Why Pakistan is a Terrorist Attraction
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Stewart M. Patrick, Director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ International Institutions and Global Governance Program, explains why some weak and failing states such as Pakistan are more attractive than others as safe havens for transnational terrorist groups.

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