In Pakistani Media, the U.S. Is a Target for Acrimony

Source/Credit: The New York Times

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The United States might still be weighing its options about how to deal with Pakistan, but many politicians, retired army generals and popular television talk show hosts here have already made up their minds that America is on the warpath with their country.

Such is the media frenzy and warmongering that popular talk show hosts have even begun discussing possible scenarios of how Pakistan should react if the United States attacks the country. One television news channel has even aired a war anthem.

Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has called on a conference of opposition political parties and government’s allies for Thursday to discuss the crisis. The government is also enlisting allies.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/28/world/asia/in-pakistani-media-the-us-is-a-target-for-acrimony.html?smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto

Categories: Pakistan, United States

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