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In the same breath he had stated that the Government has to maintain Links with Terrorist Groups ‘for some positive out come’!
By the same logic does will Pakistan admit that it had links with Osama,Taliban?
Will it go the extra mile to state that to contain Terrorism, the Government has o help the Terrorists occasionally?
AdmiraMike Mullen,Joint Chief Of Staff, has castigated Pakistan thus.
Admiral Mullen accused Pakistan of “exporting” violent extremism to Afghanistan by allowing militants to act as an “arm” of the intelligence service.
“In choosing to use violent extremism as an instrument of policy, the government of Pakistan – and most especially the Pakistani Army and ISI – jeopardises not only the prospect of our strategic partnership, but also Pakistan’s opportunity to be a respected nation with legitimate regional influence,” he told US senators. “By exporting violence, they have eroded their internal security and their position in the region.”.
In reply Pakistan threatened US that
“You cannot afford to alienate Pakistan, you cannot afford to alienate the Pakistani people. If you are choosing to do so and if they are choosing to do so it will be at their own cost,” Khar added, according to Reuters. “Anything which is said about an ally, about a partner publicly to recriminate it, to humiliate it is not acceptable.”
In this tit for tat, Pakistan has failed to address the Real problem of Pakistan,
That this Policy is hurting Pakistan in that it faces Terrorist Attacksin Pakistan.
Economic survival of Pakistan depends on External Assistance.
Pakistan, Pause ,before shooting off.
Better to be Wise than foolhardy.