Friday, December 26, 2014

America Gives Aid To Pakistan, Pakistan Gives Terrorism To The World

WASHINGTON — Dozens of Afghan students and others from around the country stood in front of the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 7 to demand that Congress cut all military funding to Pakistan.  “We want the international community to stop funding Pakistan under the name of the war on terror… and to stop supporting terrorists in the region,” said Habiba Ashna, one of the organizers of the “Stop Killing Afghans!” protest, to MintPress News. Ashna, 25, who is a studying International Affairs at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, was referring to the history of support the Pakistani army and its intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence, have shown to the Taliban and other militant groups, such as the Haqqani network, which carry out suicide attacks and other violent assaults inside Afghanistan. The feeling among the protesters on Capitol Hill that cold, blustery afternoon was one of frustration. “Pakistan constantly says that they’re gonna stop supporting the Taliban, but they go back on their words and end up supporting them for longer,” explained one attendee at the protest, who wished not to be named. Signs at the demonstration said things like, “Taliban: The Veritable Arm of Pakistan’s ISI;” “Stop Making Human Bombs from Children;” and “ISI! Stop Killing Afghans.”  “We’ve had it!” Ashna told MintPress. READ MORE:

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