Yes, Raheel Sharif is a laughable fantasist, but he isn’t really all that different from all the Western leaders who insist that Islamic terrorism has nothing to do with Islam.
“2016 to be year of terrorism elimination, says COAS,” News International, January 2, 2016:
RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Friday said 2016 would be the year of elimination of terrorism.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief reached Gwadar after visiting Talar and Turbat, and met the Baloch elders. He said he was fully confident that the nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption would be completely eliminated in 2016. “It will also be the year of national solidarity,” he said.
“We will be able to break the webs of curses like terrorism, crime and corruption with the support and backing of the entire nation whereby paving the way towards dispensation of justice and achieving lasting peace,” he added….