What we are facing in Pakistan now is a kind of repeat of what we experienced back in 1971. Only this time, the roles have been changed.
As rumours fly and the sequence of events continues to be obfuscated by contradictory official statements, the whole truth behind Osama bin Laden’s death may never be known.
New targets are being eyed in Pakistan by the US, and the questions and worries exposed by “Operation Geronimo” help confirm their legitimacy as targets.
Allegations of a secret deal inked by Musharraf show him to be shedding crocodile tears over the violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty. This definitely won’t help the general’s plans for a comeback.
The second statement issued by Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the raid by US forces that lead to the death of Osama bin Laden.
Will the legacy of terror he spawned die with Osama?
How are Pakistanis responding to Osama Bin Laden’s death? This is the question being asked in the western media.
Pakistanis have to be asked whether they are happy bin Laden is dead. But can the US be blamed for wondering?
With its official statement, the Pakistani government plays both sides of the death of Osama bin Laden: it wants the world to know that it is against Al-Qaeda but says explicitly that this was a US operation.
“Voices Breaking Boundaries is bringing to light an alternative image of Pakistan,” says Sehba Sarwar.