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Resource ID: #17057
Subject: Military
Source: Atlantic Monthly
Date: September


Kaplan describes the violent, chaotic climate of the tribal lands of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Kaplan calls the Pakistan a Yugoslavia in the making, but with nuclear weapons. Kaplan says that Pakistan is experiencing a total institutional meltdown. "...As was true of Yugoslavia, it is the bewildering complexity of ethnic and religious divisions that makes Pakistan so fragile."

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