Mines To Stop The Taliban?

Or mines to protect the Taliban.

Pakistan Plans to Mine Afghan Border – New York Times

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan said Tuesday it will plant land mines and build a fence on parts of its long, rugged frontier with Afghanistan to meet criticism it does too little to stop Taliban and al-Qaida guerrillas from crossing the border.

A minefield can either be an obstacle or a fortification. Is it going to be an obstacle to the Taliban crossing the border or is it going to be a fortification protecting the Taliban from pursuit?

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