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Jakarta Post

Letters: `Export Surplus'

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 15 2009   /  02:03 pm

In India, any material called "Export Surplus" would mean a product that met stringent export quality norms, though it seems to mean something different in Pakistan! When Pakistan found that they could never win a war with India, particularly after it lost its Eastern half, they switched to guerrilla war. Pioneered in Zia Ul Haq's regime, the Pakistani government set up "factories" in the mountainous areas of occupied Kashmir and around Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Lahore, etc to "produce" fully outfitted terrorists exclusively for exports to India. Their exports went like clockwork, first in India's Jammu and Kashmir State and then its other areas. But then some of these terrorists turned around and blew up Zia himself. Musharraf, who replaced Nawaz after Benazir was dismissed, was principal provocateur the creation of many terrorist outfits to his "credit" during the 1990s. ...