Comments on: Afghanistan, Pakistan and the domino theory http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/ Perspectives on Pakistan Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:31:05 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: rajeev http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-2/#comment-21155 Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:17:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-21155 Nora:Thanks for the link. Very useful! Since the link was incomplete, I am posting the complete link:http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/defaul t.asp?page=2009%5C08%5C12%5Cstory_12-8-2 009_pg3_3

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By: Nora http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-2/#comment-21131 Sat, 15 Aug 2009 18:52:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-21131 Some Pakistanis are honest and Progressive!”While Pakistan failed in its delusionary policy of gaining strategic depth in Afghanistan, India is gaining broad and deep influence there. Investments of $1.6 billion and its dominance of every economic sector of Afghanistan will give India long lasting influence. And Pakistan’s Taliban proxies may not be a sufficient policy tool to balance Indian influence””As a matter of fact, Indian economic influence in Afghanistan is surpassing the US?”Pakistan cannot undo what is already done but it can accept the incontrovertible situation and vie for its share through streamlining its own system and genuinely compete with Indians in providing goods and services”http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/de fault.asp?page=2009812story_12-8-2009_ pg3_3

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By: bulletfish http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-2/#comment-20806 Thu, 06 Aug 2009 06:57:37 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20806 Pakistan will seek $2.5 billion for rehabilitation and reconstruction of Malakand division from Friends of Democratic Pakistan at a meeting in Istanbul next week. (DAWN, 06/08/2009)This proves my previous point that Pakistan cannot stand on its own feet. If it could, it would not need to ask for more money.

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By: bulletfish http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-2/#comment-20766 Wed, 05 Aug 2009 08:02:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20766 Hey, mohammed Anjum,Why don’t you stop your ranting and provide SOLID, TANGIBLE PROOF? How do you know none of these people in the East wanted to be part of India, did you ask them?-These states are rich in oil and other resources.Its tea not oil in NE India!Pakistan has not grown at all. If it had, it would be able to stand on it own feet instead of BEGGING the world to hold up its economy using terrorism as leverage.Read this:Richard Holbrooke, the US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has also come to Mr Singh’s aid by saying Pakistan has provided no credible evidence of Indian involvement in Baluchistan.(Sunday Times (UK), 31/07/2009)I suppose YOUR right, honorable, respectable Pakistani newspapers like Dawn forgot to report this for aesthetic reasons. Sure, when Pakistan provide RAW dossiers to India in full glare of the international media with all smiles, the Pakistani media are there to point it out to the rest of the world. However, thet cannot bring themselves to ‘accept’ the rejection.Now go and take care of your recovered child soldiers. Yuor Taliban probably got this idea of using them from the Moaists who have a long history of using child soldiers.

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By: Buddhist http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-2/#comment-20721 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 19:42:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20721 Why Pakistan needs Balochistan or China needs Xinjiang or Tibet?Punjabi army carried out all nuclear tests (5 so far) in Balochistan without any concern for public safety .. thousands of locals are daed and suffering consequences if radiation .. all local mines and refineries are leased to China … 10000 Chinese are working in Balochistan .. China needs an oil pipeline and highway from Balochistan to Tibet .. When Baluch locals ask for a job, they get a bullet from Chinese made AK-47 ..http://www.nowpublic.com/world/pakista ns-nukes-haunt-world-dc-meeting-29thChin ese regime carried out 46 surface nuclear tests from 1964 to 1996, causing 750,000 civilian deaths in surrounding areas .. looted mineral resources from the area .. locals who wanted jobs got bullets ..http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/conten t/view/14535/http://www.tibet.com/eco/gr een98/chap6.html

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By: Aamir Ali http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-1/#comment-20713 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 17:46:04 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20713 Well if Pakistan is the prize then Europe should send more aid/weapons to Pakistan.

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By: rajeev http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-1/#comment-20704 Mon, 03 Aug 2009 14:27:05 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20704 @You Indians ask Pakistanis to provide proof for our claims of India’s involvement in Balochistan. But when it comes to India, no one even thinks that they are blaming China in their North Eastern states without any proof.”-Posted by mohammad AnjumMohammed Anjum: There is no stopping you from whining but let us focus for the moment on Af-Pak and related issues unless you want Myra pulling shutters down on the blog.@Unfortunately, Pakistan has grown beyond that. So diplomacy is the only path India has to deal with Pakistan. And we have out list of demands that need to be met before we can negotiate about peace.”–Could you enlighten Reuter posters about what kind of growth Pakistan achieved in any way. India always favored diplomacy until Pakistan forced wars. By Not waging war on Pakistan and through its No first use Nuclear policy India should be seen as non-aggressive and pro-peace? What’s up with Pakistan who regular attacked India, use terrorism as foreign policy tool, unwilling to have no first use N-policy against india— not very peace-loving, clearly.Did you ever wonder who can afford status quo–India. So go calculate.

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By: mohammad Anjum http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-1/#comment-20691 Sun, 02 Aug 2009 22:57:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20691 Mr. Global Watcher: “the Chinese, have been fueling terrorsim against India and in some part turning a blind eye to it in the world. Now China is just waking up to the real threat within. All these years, trying to keep India “contained”. This same frankenstein monster that the Chinese directly or indirectly helped the Pak ARMY and ISI create, is now beginning to be the same monster that Pakistan quietly planted in China’s own backyard.”You Indians ask Pakistanis to provide proof for our claims of India’s involvement in Balochistan. But when it comes to India, no one even thinks that they are blaming China in their North Eastern states without any proof. India has been holding these states with brute force. None of those people wanted to be a part of India. Some of those states have been seeking independence from India right from the time India won its independence. And like Balochistan, these states are rich in oil and other resources.China might be providing ammunition and training to the freedom fighters in those states. And India has done this in the past as well. It trained and armed the Tamil rebels in Sri Lanka, while playing victim when it came to Kashmir. So if the Chinese kindle unrest in NE India while try to quell the rebellion in their country at the same time, I see nothing immoral or unjustified. Every country has a fire hose on one hand and flame torch on the other. China and India are no different. And Pakistan is no different either. And China is wary of India’s overt support of the Dalai Lama and Tibet. The only difference is that India won’t mess with China. So no one will mention anything about China. But Pakistan is small in their eyes. So they feel they can bully Pakistan. Unfortunately, Pakistan has grown beyond that. So diplomacy is the only path India has to deal with Pakistan. And we have out list of demands that need to be met before we can negotiate about peace.

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By: rajeev http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-1/#comment-20688 Sun, 02 Aug 2009 21:27:44 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20688 @The Uighers, will be crushed by by violent force by the Chinese Army, the same way the Chinese brutally massacred the innocent, unarmed peaceful Buddhist civilians this century. I am curious to see what Pakistan will do then and perhaps rest of the Islamic world. It is funny that India is made out to be such a demon, when it is inclusive of muslims.- Posted by Global WatcherGlobal Watcher: Uighur problem is not crushable even by Chinese who have Islmaic nations, Al-Qaida and other Islamic fundmentalists to support them. Tibet Budhists do not have any Budhist nations supporting them. So Uighur problem is to stay for China and this time they used knife and will be hungry for automatic weapons from anyone. Pakistan is in an odd position. Feedback mechanism is working in China’s case too-China-Taliban-Uighur-China and in addition are sympathizers of Uighurs.Indian Muslims if you read their blogs do not fall prey to propaganda that other Muslims fall to. I have watched these blogs and see that majority of Indian Muslims think very differently. They also know the positive side of Indian society. So saying Muslim is not enough these days. The environment/culture plays a huge role in their thought process. So I pity those who are still stuck with 2 nation theory.

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By: Global Watcher http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/2009/07/26/afghanistan-pakistan-and-the-domino-theory/comment-page-1/#comment-20666 Sun, 02 Aug 2009 02:28:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/pakistan/?p=3287#comment-20666 Rajeev,You said:”And my Chinese colleague just told me ((Chinse news) that Chinsee are entering Afghanistan to wipe out some training camps that work to train anti-Chinese elements.It was not only Chinese arms in addition to ISI/CIA that helped Taliban and now Taliban and other allied militants are training Uighurs and Chinese are feeling the heat. So same story.”–>Rajeev, the Chinese, have been fueling terrorsim against India and in some part turning a blind eye to it in the world. Now China is just waking up to the real threat within. All these years, trying to keep India “contained”. This same frankenstein monster that the Chinese directly or indirectly helped the Pak ARMY and ISI create, is now beginning to be the same monster that Pakistan quietly planted in China’s own backyard.I am quite disappointed that the Chinese, being such an ancient and wise culture would stoop to such a low activity and be oblivious of its own Karma it has created upon itself.The Uighers, will be crushed by by violent force by the Chinese Army, the same way the Chinese brutally massacred the innocent, unarmed peaceful Buddhist civilians this century. I am curious to see what Pakistan will do then and perhaps rest of the Islamic world. It is funny that India is made out to be such a demon, when it is inclusive of muslims.

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