Saturday, October 23, 2010

Pakistan's Security State Damaged Pakistan in Its Attempt to Sabotage the US Occupation of Afghanistan

During World War I, the Germans transported Lenin through their own territory in an armoured train car, like they didn't want the infection he represented to escape into the surrounding territory. The Taliban were welcomed into Pakistan's tribal areas where they, whilst having failed against the Americans, infected many young people with their insanely backward, revolutionary Islamist ideology. The Pakistani security state, hating the idea of an independently operating Afghanistan, wanted to save their Afghan assets and stored them in the Waziristans, an area barely few Pakistanis knew well. These assets created trouble and now we are left with the aftermath:

Pakistan Struggles to Hold Gains Against The Taliban

Image Source: Dawn; May 2009

119 High-Profile Militants at Large

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