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Islamic Brotherhood? Occupied Kashmir Stuck in Pakistani Gullet

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Submitted by Vishnu Gupta (India), Nov 11, 2005 at 12:09

Decades of hate-filled rhetoric, nuclear sabre rattling, terrorist camps, jihadi warfare, and so little to offer on ground to victims of decades of propaganda, and now the earthquake. Earth shifts ground to expose the crisis of governance and military mismanagement in Pakistan. Crocodile tears for the dead and the dying, as Pakistan Government faces another worldwide crisis of confidence.

They can't dump Kashmir at this time, however much they'd like to. And the sad earthquake-affected people, they can't be offered the warmth of rocket launchers and guns-a-plenty in the sub-zero Himalayan winter. A nation worth its name has to hold together with dignity on the basis of governance and reputation in the event of a humanitarian crisis. At a time like this, Pakistan's macho military government is playing the blame game, accusing western donors of not doing enough, having abdicated its own responsibility for credible emergency and rehabilitation measures in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake!

Well, as the old fable goes, a frog on the edge of a pond croaked to a bull grazing nearby, I am bigger 'n yuh! Look at the flies crawling in your hair, you ugly grass-eater! I'm clean and green and I can show you who's bigger. I'll beat you in a trice. The bull waved his horns, stomped a foot in disdain, and continued to graze along. The frog puffed up, and up and up until, he just exploded with all the hot air.

See,
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/C4A208D6-B455-4B70-B79E-151B6BB73624.htm
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/AF84BC85-74C7-4B19-89DF-87FBA3FB999E.htm
(In Pictures: Clashes mar Kashmir border opening)
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