US and Iranian Strategic Competition: Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Central Asia. Center fro Strategic & International Studies. Anthony H. Cordesman et al. June 11, 2013.
U.S. and Iranian competition in Afghanistan, Central Asia, and Pakistan has taken on renewed significance amid recent elections in Pakistan, and the upcoming Transition in Afghanistan. According to the report, rising anxiety over the withdrawal of U.S. forces, ongoing regional instability, and continued tension over Iran’s nuclear program contribute to escalating competition between the US-Iranian competition in Afghanistan, Central Asia, and Pakistan. [Note: contains copyrighted material].
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