The Taj Hotel burns from an attack that killed multiple people in Mumbai, on November 27, 2008. File photo: AP
The Taj Hotel burns from an attack that killed multiple people in Mumbai, on November 27, 2008. File photo: AP
Pakistan

Will Pakistan’s Taliban ties blunt its crackdown on anti-India jihadists?

  • Pakistan has convicted two figures behind the 2008 Mumbai attack and is going after terror funding sources, paving the way for its removal from the G7’s watchlist
  • But analysts say Islamabad still has a way to go in curbing extremism, while negotiating an increasingly strained alliance with the Taliban – which itself has close ties to jihadist groups

The Taj Hotel burns from an attack that killed multiple people in Mumbai, on November 27, 2008. File photo: AP
The Taj Hotel burns from an attack that killed multiple people in Mumbai, on November 27, 2008. File photo: AP
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