Pakistan- Ally From Hell?

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http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/12/the-ally-from-hell/8730/1/

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Pakistan lies. It hosted Osama bin Laden (knowingly or not). Its government is barely functional. It hates the democracy next door. It is home to both radical jihadists and a large and growing nuclear arsenal (which it fears the U.S. will seize). Its intelligence service sponsors terrorists who attack American troops. With a friend like this, who needs enemies?
 

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If you read between the lines, that article should scare the hell out of you....and rightly so.
 

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Thanks for the article. Some things printed shouldn't be. It is like the decision to take a weapon out from behind the curtain it can never again be a secret weapon. Articles written for wealth or ego should often times be left out of print.
Free I can't read between the lines and it scared me.
 

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I think, overall, it's a very good article but some of their statements either don't back up what they're trying to say or seem wrong.*

*I say seem because I need to fact check.
 

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The wankers can't even play cricket without treading on their cocks. This is after trying to kill our team whilst on tour there.
 

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Another great article on the situation:
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/pakistan-nukes-delivery-vans/

Which sinks the U.S. into the nadir of absurdity. It funds a terrorist-sponsoring state while conducting a massive undeclared war on part of that state’s territory. It wants that state’s assistance to end the Afghanistan war while that state’s soldiers help insurgents wage it. And seeking a world without nuclear weapons while its “Major Non-NATO Ally” drastically increases the probability that terrorists will acquire a the most dangerous weapon of all.

Yeah, nukes in a van down by the riv...HEY! Kim K. is divorcing?! OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sleep soundly, Citizen.
 
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