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2007-07-17 India-Pakistan
The Coming War in Pakistan
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Posted by anonymous5089 2007-07-17 10:29|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [388 views ]  Top

#1 America has given Pakistan about one billion dollars annually since 2001 to fight the War on Terror and was dissatisfied with the results as regards the Taliban. Analysts maintain Pakistan¬ís president, Pervez Musharraf, was playing a double game regarding militant Islamic extremists in his country. While Pakistan had handed over about 600 Arab Islamists, among them many al-Qaeda members, to the United States since 9/11, it left the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban virtually untouched, and even covertly supported it against NATO in Afghanistan. The reason for this, these analysts say, is that Pakistan wanted to reestablish a presence in Afghanistan via the Taliban to counter the India-friendly Kabul government.

Pakistan will never make peace with India. Their dispute serves the exact same regional purpose as the Israeli - Palestinian conflict does for the Middle East: Namely, providing a constant excuse for war-footing, military control of government, use of proxy terrorism to satisfy advocates of Holy war and a slough of other minor reasons.

Old Patriot has it right. Pakistan needs to be dismantled and redistributed between India and Afghanistan. This instantly would choke off a vast pipeline of Islamic jihad, end the interminable hostilities in Kashmir and bring critical stability to India as its own democratic process finds even stronger roots.

The manifold benefits of such a move totally outweighs any usefulness of Pakistan's continued existence. Any campaign in Pakistan should have this as its ultimate goal. Leaving intact the Islamist presence in Pakistan is wholely counterproductive in fighting the Global War on Terrorism.
Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2007-07-17 16:44||   2007-07-17 16:44|| Front Page Top

#2 "an offensive into the Swat Valley "

Eponym or Onomatopoeia ?
Posted by Maggie Gruck8118 2007-07-17 18:52||   2007-07-17 18:52|| Front Page Top

#3 To paraphrase a pro-CHINA Netter > Pakistan is so busy focusing on its hate and competition wid INDIA its ignoring China's efforts to dominate and take it over.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2007-07-17 21:40||   2007-07-17 21:40|| Front Page Top

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