Pakistan

Tracking Pakistan’s History Of Supporting Terror, With And Without American Help

By funding al-Qaida in the 1980s as a means of rebuffing Soviet Russia’s growing influence in Asia, the U.S. helped establish Islamic radicalism in Pakistan and Afghanistan — defeating Iran’s hegemonic ambitions while also throwing Pakistan off its political balance.

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