The Corner Where Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan Meet


In the dusty triangle where Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan meet, there is more than one war going on.

Geopolitically, there is a fascinating confluence of competing interests at this border.  This is “the scariest little corner of the world;” a dangerous place that is often beyond the authority of any of state.  It also represents (depending on how you divide the world up) at the intersection of the three major regions in the area: Central Asia, the Middle East and South Asia.      

Tags: Afghanistan, political, borders, MiddleEast, SouthAsia, Central Asia, unit 4 political.

See on www.nytimes.com

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