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Taha Kehar

A blogger on social events and has previously worked as Assistant Editor for a media magazine. He is currently pursuing Law Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies. He tweets @TahaKehar.

August 4, 2010
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The Pakistan Cameron knows

It all began ten years ago when two Boeing 767’s tore into New York’s World Trade Center and another plane rear-ended the Pentagon. The US administration instantly inferred that Afghanistan was culpable for the attacks and hence sought Pakistan’s cooperation to orchestrate a counter-attack. It summoned the director general of ISI, Lt. General Mehmood, and Pakistan’s ambassador to Washington, Maleeha Lodhi and asked them to choose their loyalties in this looming war on terror. This ultimate choice may have favored the US administration but its adverse ramifications on Pakistan’s global image have intensified. We are now a proverbial battleground where ...

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