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Efilroft Sul Donating Member (827 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-27-07 10:09 AM
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16. What's the benefit in further destabilizing a Muslim country with nukes?
There's no great amount of oil in Pakistan, so that takes out the "usual" Halliburton motive.

Musharraf's government could topple in the wake of Bhutto's assassination, so that cancels any benefit of the Carlysle Group selling weapons there, especially if the crazies take over and get their hands on the nukes.

People, the loss of Benazir Bhutto is to nobody's benefit except to the group that pulled it off (bigger street cred in the short term, global threat in the long term). The situation in Pakistan isn't a parlor game. Nor is it a bid for greater Bush supremacy. Pakistan today suffered an attack of real terrorism with potentially far-reaching implications that can very quickly get beyond anyone's control. Bhutto's assassination is a pressing matter for the entire world (especially Pakistan's neighbors), and nobody in his or her right mind wants to see a nuclear Pakistan fall to pieces.

Let us call the enemy, Bhutto's assassins, by their real name: Islamic militants.
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