By Richard A. Clarke
Examines America's struggle on terror, either prior to and after September eleventh, together with what went wrong or right, the operations of al Qaeda, the dep. of fatherland defense, and different an important activities of the Bush management.
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Mercifully, Khan begged off from this absurd scenario. After that Kifaetullah of JUI-F too bowed out. JUI-F is more vulnerable to the Taliban because of its location in Dera Ismail Khan closer to North Waziristan than Sami ul-Haq whose seminary is close to Peshawar. Fazlur Rehman had escaped attacks from the terrorists, which meant North Waziristan thought him soft on the state of Pakistan. Maulana Abdul Aziz, frontman of al-Qaeda’s policy of Islamic vigilantism in Islamabad, whom the judiciary is too scared to convict in scores of cases of terrorism, held a separate press conference in the capital surrounded by scary-looking armed guards to say: ‘nothing short of removal of democracy and the constitution itself would be acceptable as a condition for peace’.
In February 2014, the peace pipe Pakistan wished to smoke with the Taliban was turned into a pipe dream after the banned organization issued, on 9 February, the following ‘to do’ list for Islamabad before it could think of ceasefire: 1) stop drone attacks; 2) introduce sharia law in courts; 3) introduce an Islamic system of education in public and private institutions; 4) release Pakistani and foreign Taliban prisoners; 5) restore property damaged by drone attacks and pay compensation; 6) hand over control of tribal areas to local forces; 7) withdraw the army from tribal areas and close down checkposts; 8) drop all criminal charges against the Taliban; 9) release prisoners from both sides; 10) grant equal rights for all—poor and rich; 11) offer jobs to families of drone attack victims; 12) end interest-based system; 13) end support for the US ‘war on terror’; 14) replace the democratic system of governance with the Islamic system; and, 15) end all relations with the US.
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Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror by Richard A. Clarke