Daily Archives: December 12, 2009

Taking Over Pakistan

Pakistan as a security state

By Irfan Husain  | Dawn 12 Dec, 2009 

Jawaharlal Nehru (left) and Ayub Khan in Karachi. PHOTO: THE HINDU PHOTO LIBRARY

Over the years, many readers have asked me why Pakistan should fear an attack from India. They suggest that as we are under no threat from our eastern neighbour, our army could move more of its troops to the Afghan border where heavy fighting is going on, and where our embattled units could do with reinforcements. Continue reading


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