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The Big Loser at Bonn Will Be Pakistan

Pakistan's decision to disengage from the multilateral effort carries risks for Pakistani interests in Afghanistan and worldwide, write Caroline Wadhams and Brian Katulis.

In response to a NATO airstrike on a Pakistani border outpost last week in which 24 Pakistani soldiers troops were killed, the Pakistani government announced that it would boycott Monday’s conference on Afghanistan in Bonn, Germany. This announcement set off a flurry of diplomacy aimed at bringing Pakistan back to the table — and at the time this article is published, it remains unclear whether Pakistan will change its mind.

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 (Brian Katulis)

Brian Katulis

Former Senior Fellow

Caroline Wadhams

Senior Fellow