Pakistan on the Brink? The Real Threat from Within
Against The Current vol. 144

Usmani, Adaner

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/01/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13587

The American antiwar movement must understand that what is unfolding in Pakistan bears no resemblance to the “failed-state” proclamations of establishment hacks the world over. The danger is not at all that the country will fall to the Pakistani Taliban, drowned in a tidal wave of instability said to be cascading eastwards from Afghanistan. While sham elections in Afghanistan have hopefully helped clarify the venal, corrupt character of NATO’s efforts there, at times an unhealthy haziness still afflicts the Left’s thinking on Pakistan.

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