Is Pakistan’s Islamist threat largely invented? Yes, says a recent Carnegie Endowment policy brief. It argues that to secure its rule, Pakistan’s military establishment invents the Islamist threat. But that’s really no surprise. An invented Islamist threat ensures that a dictator is given American support. The absence of a threat, meantime, turns the dictatorship into […]
Daniel Freedman is editor of the online edition of the New York Sun.