Mumbai Fallout Could Include Pakistani Government: NPR

Mumbai Fallout Could Include Pakistani Government
NPR Morning Edition, December 11, 2008

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Morning Edition, December 11, 2008 · Pakistan is under pressure from the U.S. and its neighbor India to show that it's willing to go after militant groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba, which India blames for the Mumbai attacks. Hassan Abbas is a research fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center Center for Science and International Affairs. He tells Steve Inskeep that a confrontation over the Mumbai attacks would destabilize Pakistan's new democratic government.

Cartoon source: Daily Times, December 13, 2008

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The Terrorists Want to Destroy Pakistan, Too
Asif Ali Zardari, New York Times

The Mumbai attacks were directed not only at India but also at Pakistan’s new democratic government and the peace process with India that we have initiated. Supporters of authoritarianism in Pakistan and non-state actors with a vested interest in perpetuating conflict do not want change in Pakistan to take root.

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