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    • Nicholas Wibberley
    • 25.11.09 | 11:52 (IST)

    Fortuna Benmayor (#1) writes like a Sarah Palin fan. Iran would not even try to ?wipe Israel off the map? even if there were nuclear weapons, which there are not. The same applies to Pakistan. However, the Taliban is quite another matter. The Taliban is basically an Afghan movement and best confined to Afghanistan. The US presence in Afghanistan is provoking the Taliban incursion into Pakistan. The world has grown steadily more volatile since the knee jerk reaction to September 11 brought US and UK forces into Afghanistan. Most Pakistanis feel they would be better able to handle the situation if the US would go away.

    from the article: With all eyes on Iran, who's watching Pakistan's nuclear arsenal?
    First published 02:28 25.11.09 | Last updated 08:25 25.11.09
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