Army chief General Raheel Sharif is enjoying five days visit of the United States and the Pakistani media has reported that he met with his counterpart General Mark A. Milley at the Pentagon on Monday and discussed the scenario of tribal areas after Operation Zarb-e-Azb. Pakistan claims that they have eradicated all the safe havens from the tribal areas, but many experts suggest that the masterminds and ideological sources are still active in Punjab, the major province of Pakistan and now there is a need to be dismantled the safe havens in Punjab.
It is worth mentioning that the Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was also assassinated by the same hardliner terrorist’s elements responsible for producing terror on the regional level.
During his meeting with General Mark A. Milley at the pentagon, General Raheel blamed the government of Afghanistan that the Afghan peace process was disrupted due to an information leak from Kabul,” DG ISPR Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa has told to the media.
The news of the death of Mullah Umar was kept secret for two year by the establishment of Pakistan for the cause to keep continues the war in Afghanistan. The Afghan negotiation team was confused when they came to know that the leader of Taliban, Mullah Umar is no longer alive. It was quizzical for Afghan government talking with a bewildered insurgent group without their leader presence.
Pakistan had brokered the first peace talks between Kabul and the Afghan Taliban in Murree this year after continues pressure from the international community on Pakistan. The United States has also presented its serious concerns to the prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif during his visit to halt the terrorist activities in the region. The recent statement from the United States that there should be an active operation against Haqqani Network was welcomed by the security experts.
The Afghan Tribune | Web Desk | Published: November 17, 2015, 09:50 AM