Disrupting the ISI-Taliban Relationship: A Principal-Agent Approach
Naval Postgraduate School Monterey United States
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This study argues that principal-agent theory provides a unique perspective on the relationship between the Afghan Taliban and the Pakistani state. This perspective assists in developing strategies to reduce, disrupt, or eliminate the support that the Taliban receive from Pakistan. Furthermore, the framework of this study can be applied to other state-sponsored terrorist groups, insurgencies, and proxies.
- Unconventional Warfare
- Government and Political Science