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Afghanistan turmoil

Taliban likely to put squeeze on Pakistani militants: experts

Regime change in Afghanistan could mean less terrorism for Islamabad

The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan may give Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, foreground, a boost, at least in terms of domestic security. (Nikkei montage/AP)

KARACHI -- The fall of Kabul to the Taliban is raising concerns globally that Afghanistan could become a breeding ground for violent extremists but some experts say that the new regime is likely to clamp down on Pakistani militants.

Analysts who know the region well say that the Pakistani Taliban, known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), and Baloch separatists could be reined in by the new Afghan regime.

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