Rethinking the Durand Line: The Legality of the Afghan-Pakistani Frontier
RUSI Journal, Oct 2009, Vol. 154, No. 5
By Bijan Omrani and Frank Ledwidge
Newly uncovered archival evidence suggests the Durand Line was never intended to be an international boundary. This article examines the consequences for Afghanistan/Pakistan policy-makers, concluding that serious attention should be paid to reconceptualising the frontier zone in the current crisis.
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