Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

October 24, 2014

<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span style="">Iran’s nightmare on its border with Pakistan continues unabated. After a brief lull, violence in the volatile border region is once again on the rise. Tehran is accusing Islamabad of turning a blind eye to cross-border raids by militants, which Islamabad is predictably rebutting. Despite this latest public fallout, neither Iranian nor Pakistani officials appear any closer to conceding that the recurrent violence is&nbsp;a symptom of broader underlying problems. At its core, it's the reality of state-to-state disengagement and regional competition that continues to undermine relations between the two largest countries of southwest Asia.</span></span></p>

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Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

October 24, 2014

<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span style="">Iran’s nightmare on its border with Pakistan continues unabated. After a brief lull, violence in the volatile border region is once again on the rise. Tehran is accusing Islamabad of turning a blind eye to cross-border raids by militants, which Islamabad is predictably rebutting. Despite this latest public fallout, neither Iranian nor Pakistani officials appear any closer to conceding that the recurrent violence is&nbsp;a symptom of broader underlying problems. At its core, it's the reality of state-to-state disengagement and regional competition that continues to undermine relations between the two largest countries of southwest Asia.</span></span></p>

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Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

October 24, 2014

<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span style="">Iran’s nightmare on its border with Pakistan continues unabated. After a brief lull, violence in the volatile border region is once again on the rise. Tehran is accusing Islamabad of turning a blind eye to cross-border raids by militants, which Islamabad is predictably rebutting. Despite this latest public fallout, neither Iranian nor Pakistani officials appear any closer to conceding that the recurrent violence is&nbsp;a symptom of broader underlying problems. At its core, it's the reality of state-to-state disengagement and regional competition that continues to undermine relations between the two largest countries of southwest Asia.</span></span></p>

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Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

Iranian-Pakistani border incident reveals deeper problems

October 24, 2014

<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span style="">Iran’s nightmare on its border with Pakistan continues unabated. After a brief lull, violence in the volatile border region is once again on the rise. Tehran is accusing Islamabad of turning a blind eye to cross-border raids by militants, which Islamabad is predictably rebutting. Despite this latest public fallout, neither Iranian nor Pakistani officials appear any closer to conceding that the recurrent violence is&nbsp;a symptom of broader underlying problems. At its core, it's the reality of state-to-state disengagement and regional competition that continues to undermine relations between the two largest countries of southwest Asia.</span></span></p>

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