Pakistan reportedly does not want the Taleban to seize control of Afghanistan when international forces pull out.
The country's Inter-Services Intelligence agency has long been accused of siding with the Taleban to ensure a friendly government in Kabul, but details of an interview with Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha, who stepped down as ISI director-general last weekend, suggest that the ISI fears that a Taleban takeover would have dangerous implications for Pakistan's security.
The account was obtained by WikiLeaks. "We do not wish to see the Talibs dominate Afghanistan.
On the contrary, we want to see a broad-based government that can end the civil war in that country, which has had a disastrous fallout for us."