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Subject: USA pressures India to get 110% proof before accusing Pakistan for terror support
Herc the Merc    10/4/2006 12:37:32 PM
Should be noted that this is the same admin that authorized Iraq invasion pre-emptively -one of the charges was Saddams alleged Nuclear program(if u believed that??). Good reading for Americans who want to understand the foreign viewpoint on USA's GWOT, and why most accuse it of being a sham for oil. ISLAMABAD, Oct 3: The United States on Tuesday advised India not to blame Pakistan for the Mubmai blasts without certain proof and suggested that New Delhi should resolve the issue through a ‘direct contact’ with Islamabad. “India should communicate with Pakistan by having direct contact instead of talking about the Mumbai train blasts in the public,” US Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker told a news conference. He said the United States wanted Indian and Pakistani governments to discuss all the issues between them, including the Kashmir dispute, to normalise their relations. “We hope that both the countries would keep all their channels open to rectify their misunderstandings,” he said, adding that accusing statements would serve no purpose. The United States, he said, appreciated the spirit and sense of understanding reached between President Gen Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Havana for resolving the disputes peacefully. Mr Crocker did not rule out the possibility of extending nuclear technology to Pakistan for civilian purposes. Both the countries, he said, had started discussion over the issue and currently Pakistan’s energy requirements were being assessed. He said besides conventional resources, Pakistan would be provided all the support to explore alternative energy resources through short-, medium and long- term plans that would also involve the private sector. Asked whether the Bush administration would allow American investors to set up nuclear power plants in the proposed ‘Designated Industrial Nuclear Parks’ in Pakistan, he said: “We have made a beginning and at some point in time the US could consider that idea.” Referring to proliferation, he said one thing was clear that the issue of unauthorised proliferation was closed and the US had accepted Pakistan’s point of view on it. “Pakistan government took a series of steps putting in place enough safeguards to completely stop this proliferation. “But what was the extent of A.Q. Khan’s network is still to be known and determined and this issue is not closed and in this regard the international community has to be satisfied by Pakistan,” he pointed out, saying the issues concerning Iran and North Korea were not closed. “Pakistan says it wants to get to the bottom of the issue and this is very good,” he added. The ambassador said his country supported Pakistan government’s agreement with tribal elders in North Waziristan, adding that President Musharraf was taking full interest to restrict the activities of Al Qaeda and Taliban both in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He said Gen Musharraf had given a “comprehensive and clear presentation” on the Waziristan accord and the US fully understood the circumstances in which this agreement was signed. He explained that the US was not against showing ‘flexibility’ to deal with the Taliban as serious issues were not resolved overnight. He said war on terror could not be won militarily alone as local factors had to be considered and flexibility had to be shown to achieve the desired results. He expressed the hope that there would be no cross-border terrorist activity by Taliban after the signing of the Waziristan accord. “In an extended campaign against terror we can panic but we would ultimately succeed with the help of our allies,” Mr Crocker said, adding that he did not think there was any ‘Talibanisation’ in tribal areas. He said that after the tripartite meeting at White House, his country would make it sure that there was “no blame game on each other” and both President Musharraf and President Karzai cooperated with each other.
 
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Europa    India blaming others for its own problems/failures   10/13/2006 9:58:38 AM
India has a poor track record when it comes to owing up to internal problems it has had in the past and routinely blames foreign countries for its own inherent problems such Britain, China and Pakistan.
 
When it comes to Pakistan, India has blamed everything from poverty, its economy,  corruption, ethnic conflict to female infanticide to its rival next door!   how ridiculous!

Its no wonder that no one bothers taking them serious about their allegations especially when they plant evidence or forcefully make witnesses to sign bogus statements. 
Also, many in the CIA and Russian intelligence(particularly because they helped train the India spy agency during the cold war) are fully aware that it is actually India which carries out subversive activity and is actively involved in the affairs of several foreign countries such as Sri Lanka -where it trained and armed militant tamil extremist groups who have the highest number of suicide attacks carried out by any known militia in the world, but also bombing campaigns in Bangladesh, Nepal& China, and the support of saboteurs and terrorist militias in Afghanistan and Pakistan, notably in the port city of Karachi.  They are fully aware of this pattern of deceipt on the part of India but for now are focussing on the economic leverage and opportunities to be gained out of indias recent opening up of its formerly communist style/socialist run economy. 
 
India needs to grow up and stop blaming others for its own problems before this policy begins to backfire, it would have been technically and financially impossible for Pakistan to have carried out such an attack so deep into indian territory especially at such a time when Pakistan itself is fighting terrorism and extremism and is strained in its own war on terror and containing the estimated 800,000 troops India has positioned on its border with Pakistan. 
The fact that the supposed 'defendents'/ring leaders of the attack have ALL now retracted their statements stating that they were drugged, tortured, video-taped and forced to confess to false statements under the duress of Indian state authorities is very disturbing!  
It is reminiscent of how India also got such 'confessions' out of Kashmiri and Sikh militants fighting for their independant homeland after using these very same tactics but also including gang-raping of defendant/accused wifes/sisters, daughters and/or relatives in their presence and then videotaping their confessions.  A very dangerous pattern is emerging here which the world  community has taken notice to.
 
India should stop deflecting its own problems onto other countries especially Pakistan with whom it should be working to have better and more peaceful relationships.  Such allegations will only cause the Pakistanis to distrust the Indians more and give up on the peace process which will result in a loss for india and lead to more destability in the world.
 
 
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