America plays with Fire
Pakistan Warns US Over Airspace . . . US Then Promptly Murders 8 Pakistanis in Drone Attack.
First Drone Strikes Since Bin Laden Raid Hit Pakistan, Yemen, it is noted that after Pakistan’s warnings and demands that the US cease and desist from violating its airspace, the US’s subsequent drone attacks made the Pakistanis “look either complicit — and, hence, hypocritical — or incompetent.”
America on the brink of war with Pakistan.Pakistan’s capital, to try to ease tensions. But the fact remains that American forces have and are violating Pakistani sovereignty.Al-Jazeera’s footage of Taliban fighters brandishing US weapons has not been denied either.Pakistan officials are demanding deep cuts in the CIA’s presence in the country.
The Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States,given the vast nuclear arsenals at the disposal of both superpowers, leaders on each side took great care not to provoke their adversary beyond a certain point.If America challenge the survival of Pakistan,so respond will be the disastrous.Pakistan said on Thursday that no one should have any doubt about its defence capability and misadventure and any miscalculation in future in this regard would result in a terrible catastrophe.He said, “No Pakistani should feel demoralized in this regard.”
Empires old and new have no friends. They only have interests.
That why $3 billion in aid Pakistan receives every year to be an ally in the West’s war against militancy,could not compel Pakistan to surrender or compromise their National interests.As the supplier of nuclear reactors for the Chasma complex and of fighter aircraft for the Pakistan Air Force, Beijing increasingly rivals the U.S. as a security partner of Pakistan. This partnership is likely to grow in the wake of the CIA rupture with the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI).
To counter what China is doing in Pakistan, the United States should play hardball by supporting the movement for an independent Baluchistan along the Arabian Sea and working with Baluch insurgents to oust the Chinese from their budding naval base at Gwadar. Beijing wants its inroads into Gilgit and Baltistan to be the first step on its way to an Arabian Sea outlet at Gwadar.
Pakistan’s strategic location as a gateway to the oil and gas riches of central Asia means that it will remain a battleground for competing interests for the foreseeable future. The Great Game continues well into the 21st century.