Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Can the Taliban and Al Qaeda be Split in Afghanistan?
One of the efforts underway in Afghanistan is to bring back into the fold "moderate" Taliban fighters. The intent is to separate the Taliban from Al Qaeda and to "reintegrate" them into Afghan society and have them support the Afghan government. A commentator provides his insight as to how this is going. See "Turning the Taliban Against Al Qaeda", The New York Times, October 26, 2010.