Monday, 24 June 2013

QOTD: Pakistan & its Afghan problem

' Afghan problem? What is the Afghan problem? A little strategic bombing and an armoured thrust would settle it once and for all!
         - Commander in Chief of the Pakistan Army (1956) General Ayub Khan in a cabinet briefing.

He was interrupted by the then Prime Minister Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy who said he did not want a 'surgical solution' he wanted a 'physicians' one.
                                                                  -Khattak, Aslam (2004) A Pathan Odyssey

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