There is a problem with Pakistan…

Pakistan’s commitment questioned in Senate hearing –

…and, if reports are correct – there is a bigger one brewing with Afghanistan.

chairman of the committee, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Michigan, expressed doubt about the administration’s plan, which puts much more emphasis on working with Pakistan to help it solve its own insurgency problems and close the porous border.

“I remain skeptical that Pakistan has the will or capability to secure their border,” Levin said.

That is the fighting part on the border area – yet with the Afghan election coming up, it, like so many who enter an election, has to look at where votes can be picked up yet:

The proposed Shia family law has cast its shadow over an international conference in Europe on Afghanistan’s future.

The proposed law would make it illegal for women of the country’s Shia minority to deny sex to their husbands, or leave their houses without his permission.

That is a political explosion just waiting to happen.

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