new supply lines through Tajikistan and Uzbekistan means Islamabad will be able to increase the cost and inconvenience of the war effortGovernment of Pakistan
once had the power to the war machine of the interruption of NATO so shocking in its control of a key road in the side in Afghanistan. But today, can not hope to cause discomfort and just the cost of war is already running at 120 billion dollars a year.
that the relationship between Washington and Islamabad deteriorated in recent years, managers of the logistics of NATO tried to break its dependence on Pakistan to get enough food, fuel and other essential supplies to the troops in Afghanistan.road links
These goods came almost entirely by what is known as the distribution network in the south, ranging from container ports in Pakistan, the Arabian Sea through the rail and for border towns of Chaman and Tokham.
These two passages are closed to traffic in NATO after the death of at least 24 Pakistani soldiers in a U.S. air strike on Saturday.
The supply line also proved vulnerable to insurgent attacks in Afghanistan, attacked convoys, blowing up dozens of fuel tanks at a time and looting of property for troops.
In 2008, Pakistani television showed shots of insurgents happy traveling in armored vehicles with bullets fell literally in the back of a truck. The vehicles were on the road to Afghan security forces.
Forty percent of U.S. supplies sent from the north, and another 30% have