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Umar Farooq is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera English, IRIN News, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, and Foreign Policy. He has reported from South and Central Asia, Egypt, and Mexico.
In the largely forgotten deserts of Baluchistan that straddle the Iran-Pakistan border, covert wars are underway that could have far reaching consequences.