A Long Hot Summer
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A Long Hot Summer

In this Lowy Institute Policy Brief, William Maley and Daoud Yaqub explore the implications of the looming Taliban Spring offensive on the international reconstruction and security effort in Afghanistan.

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Executive Summary

Maley and Yaqub argue that a more aggressive posture by Coalition forces toward the Taliban and more concerted international pressure on Pakistan are needed to ensure that Afghanistan does not once again become a safe haven for international terrorist organisations.

Download the Policy Brief here.