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Is McCain right on Pakistan?
Our Pentagon is bombing and sending troops over the borders of Pakistan.
Sound like a Obama Plan.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
No McCain isn't right about Pakistan. McCain wants to carry on the old plan. To pay Pakistan to stop the terrorists and we know how that worked out. Now Bush is bombing Al Qaeda's terrorists over the border of Afghanistan. That is what Obama wants to do. But First he wants to talk with the new president of Pakistan to work out a deal.
The Pakistan people do not trust the Americans because their friendship with the last President. The Pakistan people do like Obama and that's a good sign.
- 1 decade ago
Truthfully, there is no right answer for Pakistan. The current leader in place was the husband of a vocal leader in Pakistan who was assassinated by a terrorist group. On the eve that he said that he will fight against terrorists a car bomb attacked not only a hotel, but the Marriott Hotel, which is owned by an American Company. However, there is new hope with establishing better diplomacy with Pakistan and with Pakistan forging a new alliance with Afghanistan.
The two countries have been interconnected by Alexander the Great and the Mauryan Empire which encompassed the entire Indian subcontinent. This is also an area that has sent troops into WWII under the British Empire and was closely linked to the failing Ottoman Empire.
US roles are shaky in this region can even be traced back to WWII, when these countries wanted to be independent and the US did not even acknowledge them as such. Was this wrong, it depends on what side your on?
Even though diplomacy needs to be there, we must face the reality that countries may not have to capabilities to secure their own countries and the US has to make a decision that either we help them put into place, bring our own security, or react after the devastation has occurred.
- LeAnneLv 71 decade ago
Absolutely yes. We must have their cooperation if we are to attack the terrorists within their borders.
We cannot afford to rile Pakistan - imagine our loses if Pakistan attacked our troops in Afghanistan in retaliation.
- susanmariedLv 61 decade ago
I disagree with the attack on Pakistan and agree with McCain.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
As Obama said " I agree with Senator McCain "