Benazir expresses shock over embedded support system for extremists in PakDecember 17th, 2007 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has expressed shock over the embedded support system for the extremists in the country.
I am shocked to see how embedded it is. I knew it was bad from afar. People are scared to talk. They say I am polarizing when I say militancy is a problem, Benazir told Lally Weymouth of the Washington Post.
A town calls for reinforcements, but they are not sent it in time. So the town falls.
The terrorists invade and start cutting people’s heads off, and it terrorizes the populations into submission. After the town falls . . . they send the army in to clear out the militants, she added.
Benazir blamed Musharraf for allowing the terrorists to grow so strong in this country.
Pointing out the disillusionment among the Pakistanis for the army, Benazir said public is targeting army and it is losing men and is getting demoralized.
They say, ‘You are fighting America’s war.’ But we are not fighting for American territory but for Pakistani territory, the Washington Post quoted her, as saying. (ANI)
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