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Originally posted by FredT
Remember that selling the harpoons etc is an effective way to fight terrorism. How? The stability of Pakistan is really dependant on Musharref. He maintains his control by keeping the military happy.
If he falls and radical extremist elements take over, think taliban with theatre ballistic missiles and oh BTW a nuclear capacity
Originally posted by Legalizer
Expect that, the US will always need another dragon to slay to keep the corporations making a big buck on war profiteering, and Congress serves those corporations. It may not be tomorrow, but five, ten, fifteen years, twenty years, it will be a "US supports Saddam Hussein - US goes to war against Saddam Hussein" sequel.