March 22, 2008

Speaking of Engaging With the Enemy...

Faced with a sharp escalation of suicide bombings in urban areas, the leaders of Pakistan’s new coalition government say they will negotiate with the militants believed to be orchestrating the attacks, and will use military force only as a last resort.

Raise your hands if you think Pakistan would totally sell the U.S., India, and Afghanistan down the river to earn it a (temporary and illusory) respite from the Islamist insurgents currently
threatening Islamabad.

(You can't see it on your computer monitor, but Abu Muqawama is typing with one hand because the other is extended into the air.)