May 5, 2011

America and Pakistan Must Strengthen Ties

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Islamabad has not helped its own cause in convincing the world of its intentions. Writing in the Washington Post, the Pakistani president, Asif Ali Zardari, praised the killing of bin Laden but insisted his forces did not co-operate in the American raid. Pakistan's foreign secretary, Salman Bashir, seemed to suggest the opposite when he told the BBC that the compound where bin Laden was found had long been on Pakistan's radar.

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