Categories: CommentEditor's Mail

What will the US do?

After US-Pakistan relations had tensed further following President Donald Trump announcement of new South Asia policy and outburst against Pakistan for not much against terrorists despite being given billions of dollars, US Secretary Rex Tillerson only few days back had visited Afghanistan, Pakistan and India carrying somewhat strong worded message from President Trump for Islamabad making the sharp difference in the treatment of supposedly old ally and strategic partner very much clear emphatically.

Now, according to the reports in the media, State Department spokesperson Heather Neuert, who had accompanied the Secretary during visit to the three countries, has come out with a statement and I quote “If you (Pakistan) decide you don’t want to do it (acting terrorist groups based in it), just let us know. We’ll adjust our plans accordingly and we’ll deal with it ourselves”.

I am sure many would have laughed as well as felt concerned over this statement like this scribe wondering as to what the US and its President want to do in Afghanistan now to achieve what US-led NATO forces have not been able to achieve all these years.

In fact, Washington bosses are very much worried (though not admitting this) over increasing tilt of hitherto-obedient Islamabad towards Beijing and Moscow as part of its independent balanced foreign policy instead of reliance on the so-called world human rights champion who is quite deplorably keeping eyes tightly closed over gross human rights violations in held Kashmir and continued ceasefire line violations of the Line 0f Control (LoC) killing innocent civilians every day by India. Thanks.



Editor's Mail

You can send your Editor's Mail at:

Disqus Comments Loading...
Published by
Editor's Mail

Recent Posts

Islamabad police share contact numbers for registering complains against cops

ISLAMABAD: With an objective to make Islamabad police more efficient and corruption free, it has been decided to share the…

3 mins ago

Over 2000 cops to perform security duties for Eid Milad-un-Nabi processions

ISLAMABAD: The police have chalked out an elaborate security plan for the main procession of Eid Milad-un-Nabi on 12th of…

7 mins ago

‘Diabetes in urban people higher than rural population’

LAHORE: Diabetes on the rise in the country as its rate of spread in adults is 25 per cent urban…

13 mins ago

LDA teams to give new Lahore master plan

LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and Urban Unit have formed sixteen joint teams for preparation of a new master plan…

17 mins ago

Nishtar Hospital faces acute shortage of dialysis machines

MULTAN: Nishtar Hospital, the largest health facility of south Punjab, is facing a shortage of dialysis machines used for kidney-related ailments since long,…

23 mins ago

45 medical-related professions qualify for govt loans

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid on Sunday formally introduced another 45 medical-related professions which qualified for interest-free loans…

36 mins ago