Pakistan once again is trying to fool the world into believing that it is genuinely committed to fighting jihad terrorism, when it is itself a state sponsor of terrorism, but Trump has “publicly criticized Pakistan for battling some Islamic militant groups while tolerating others.”
Even on the question of whether Pakistan was sheltering Osama bin Laden, journalist Seymour Hersh wrote that the US Navy SEAL raid was fully backed by Pakistan’s army commander and the head of the country’s intelligence agency (ISI), but that backing was only after the US threatened to expose the fact that the ISI had been sheltering bin Laden for at least five years.
“Pakistan Wants to Work on Counterterrorism With Trump”, ABC News, November 10, 2016:
Pakistani foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz said his country would like to work with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on the common interest of combatting terrorism.
In an interview with Pakistan’s Geo News channel Thursday, he said that helping negotiate a political settlement in Afghanistan is another area where the two countries could work together.
The U.S. president-elect has publicly criticized Pakistan for battling some Islamic militant groups while tolerating others…
Local and al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants have long used Pakistan’s lawless tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan as havens. The Afghan government frequently accuses Islamabad of sheltering the senior leadership of the Taliban.