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#1 And if they fail to do so, Pakistain's future is grim.
I'll take $5 on grim, please. And not because I'm bitter and cynical. Well, not only.
Pakistan has managed to create a sort of chaotic stability where, for every foo'ed up part, there is some large or powerful group who profits from it and would hate to see it gone. It will take a great force to move Pakistan out of this attractor basin. It won't be the Pak people because they all hate each other. It won't be the Karachi Book Club, however effete and intellectual, because they don't have guns. What's left? I suspect implosion into a bunch of mini-stans. Or the Indians will nuke them.
Posted by SteveS 2012-04-28 01:24||
#2 Real living flesh and blood people that can think are the enemy of Islam.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-04-28 08:41||
#3 "Or the Indians will nuke them"
India knows that it cannot win a war with Pakistan. Oh India could invade and defeat the Pak military but then what? The problem with being the landlord is that you have to fix all the broken appliances. India will not Nuke Pakistan unless Pakistan nukes them first. India is a civilized democracy.
India is a growing economic power and if the ISI had an ounce of brains they would be looking to sign a free trade agreement with India instead of helping thugs plan attacks on Indian hotels.
Posted by Mike Ramsey 2012-04-28 09:13||
#4 "if the ISI had an ounce of brains"
I think I see the problem there, Mike....
Posted by Barbara 2012-04-28 13:36||