May 5, 2011

Pakistan's Deafening Silence

Rabia Chowdhry, The Diplomat

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During his momentous address to the American people Sunday night, US President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. The al-Qaeda was killed by US Special Forces in the garrison city of Abbotabad, blocks away from the Pakistani military academy. Obama was careful not to put the blame on, or give credit to, Pakistan — the critical yet sometimes complicated US ally in the war against extremism. Instead he stopped at stressing the US-Pakistani relationship is vital to defeating al-Qaeda.

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