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Okay, can we officially stop calling them an ally now?

June 22, 2011

Most Pakistanis think Bin Laden’s death bad – Arab News.

Pakistanis largely disapprove of the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, with a majority believing the Al-Qaeda chief’s death is a bad thing and relations between Washington and Islamabad will suffer as a result, new polling data show.

The findings of two Pew Research Center surveys reflect widespread anti-Americanism in a country where many view the US as the main reason for rising Islamist violence that has killed thousands, even as many of the same Pakistanis hold the militants behind such attacks in low regard.

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  1. June 22, 2011 10:55 am

    Obama has got to get over this ridiculous idea that he can make friends of any Islamic country. We did what we originally intended to do in Afghanistan. Now it is time to bring our troops home and let them continue their millenium long tribal wars.

    • June 22, 2011 1:58 pm

      The only reason to keep them close (as in, enemies closer) is because they have nukes, but we can stop pretending like they have any desire to actually be friendly with us.

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