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Private army reason to kill

The military dictator General Musharraf said that there can be no political solution with some one who has a private army - therefore such a person has to be killed. What the dictator conveniently failed to mention that there others who have private armies- Pir Pagara, who has the Hurs an army which matches the army Bugti had . Al the tribal chiefs have their own armies including te feudal lords.
Never trust a soldier to do job of a poltician. The decision which the present military dictator made was a disaster and all decisions made by all the previous military dictators have been disasters. General Ayub Khan alienated the people of East Pakistan and General Yahya Khan ensured the transformation of East Pakistan into a seperate country - Bangladesh. Zia-ul-Haq got involved in the war in Afghanistan against the former Soviet Union. In order to achieve that goal, Pakistan had to be transformed into a fanatical theocratic state this destroyed the mindset of an entire generation,…