Sunday, November 30, 2008

Pakistan Warns Of Threat To Terror War

From The Financial Times:

Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan’s president, on Sunday warned that escalating tensions between Pakistan and India would be disastrous for the war on terror by sapping his nation’s effort against militants on its Afghan border.

Pakistan is worried that suspected foreign involvement in the terror attacks on Mumbai will lead to a sharp deterioration of relations with India. Deepening hostility between the two adversaries could lead Pakistan to defend its border with India more heavily.

Since the creation of Pakistan 61 years ago, the two nuclear-armed states have fought three wars. They have thousands of troops stationed on either side of the disputed border of Kashmir, called the Line of Control. But the ushering in of Mr Zardari’s government had held promise of an easing of tensions and an acceleration of confidence-building measures to secure a lasting peace.

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My Comment: At least the Pakistani Government is making it publicly known that they are aware of the problems that confronts them .... what I am sure that India and other countries like to see is some concrete action.

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