Pakistani nukes for sale?
Bret Stephen, writing in Wall Street Journal, has come up with a proposal of extreme irrationality to barter economic aid to Pakistan over a period of ten years, aggregating $100 billion, against surrender and dismantling of its nuclear arsenal and related facilities more... (BR)
Army under civilian control, believes US
The US State Department has said that the United States deals with the civilian government in Pakistan and believes that the Pakistan military submits to the civilian government control. The department’s deputy spokesman, Robert Wood, who has served as a diplomat in Pakistan, made the observation on Wednesday while responding to a question on whether the Pakistani military was backing Islamabad’s efforts to bring the perpetrators of the Mumbai terrorist attacks to justice more... (D)
Blame game to undermine peace process, says Qureshi
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has urged India to get into the cooperative mode, cautioning that the chain of events would otherwise take both countries back to the old days of hostility more... (D)