Friday, May 27, 2016

Embarrass me more

Shahzad Chaudhry,

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[T]he ‘OBL’ [Osama Bin Laden] exhibit found on Pakistani soil ... displayed to the entire world leaving us guessing if it was something to be embarrassed about. It pains one particularly because wherever the public diplomacy circuit has taken us we have vehemently contrived rationales to explain such deviations, hoping that some rationality may also somehow seep through the official brain trust – forget the abiding pain that such cavalier approach to national security has caused to the nation itself. Seemingly, all has been in vain.
Because, what followed OBL was Mullah Mansour, taken out in Balochistan – not in any god-forsaken corner of the contiguous Fata belt where the writ of the state is only sporadic. ...

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