What unpropitious timing for America to attack Pakistan at the dawn of new democratic elections ("U.S. Attack on Taliban Compound Kills 23 in Pakistani Border Area," news article, Sept. 9). In a Pentagon-commissioned, five-missile airstrike that was hardly coincidentally timed, Washington's agenda was clear: to alert Islamabad that allegiance in the war on terrorism is a nonnegotiable item.
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