By assisting both the United States and the Taliban throughout their nearly 16-year conflict, Pakistan has managed to benefit from an alliance with Washington, collecting over $33 billion in aid since 2002, while also pursuing its security objectives. But the United States' new plan for the war in Afghanistan has cast doubt on Islamabad's strategy.
The country is digging in for a fight against the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, dimming the prospects for a resolution to the long-running conflict....
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