- Mar 24, 2009
My take on this statement that we have heard even before is that the US cant to sh!t about Pakistan continuing to sponsor terrorism against India and it just wants to create and alibi for Pakistan in advance.NEW DELHI: Al-Qaida is seeking to de-stabilise the entire South Asia region and could trigger a new war between Pakistan and India, US Defence
Groups under al-Qaida's "syndicate" in Afghanistan and Pakistan are trying "to destabilise not just Afghanistan, not just Pakistan, but potentially the whole region by provoking a conflict perhaps between India and Pakistan through some provocative act," Gates said during a visit to New Delhi.
Gates, who is on a two day visit to India, has also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Foreign minister S.M. Krishna to bolster US-India defence and strategic ties.