“No rush against anti-India militants: Musharraf”: Statements like these suggest, militants are double edged swords of the establishment. They fight their proxies and can, if needed, be used to terrorize and silence opposition domestically like Benazir Bhutto.

No rush against anti-India militants: Musharraf

WASHINGTON: Former president Pervez Musharraf called for a more gradual approach against Islamic militants such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying they enjoyed sympathy for fighting India.

The United States and India have urged Pakistan to rein in movements such as Lashkar-e-Taiba, or “The Army of the Pure,” which is blamed for planning the bloody siege of Mumbai that killed 166 people two years ago.

“You can’t rock the boat so much that the boat capsizes,” Musharraf, who is attempting a political comeback, said at the Atlantic Council think-tank in Washington.

Read more : The Express Tribune

One thought on ““No rush against anti-India militants: Musharraf”: Statements like these suggest, militants are double edged swords of the establishment. They fight their proxies and can, if needed, be used to terrorize and silence opposition domestically like Benazir Bhutto.”

  1. Musharraf can try as long as he wants, another 100 years if he likes, but there will be no concessions from India, never under the treat of terrorism.

    India will meanwhile pay Pakistan back in the same coin …… !

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