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  • Corruption rife in the Pakistani community, says minister (UK)

    11/23/2013 11:42:22 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9:41PM GMT 22 Nov 2013 | Benedict Brogan
    Corruption in parts of the Pakistani community is “endemic” and a growing problem that politicians have underestimated, the Government’s chief legal adviser has said. Dominic Grieve QC, the Attorney General, said ministers should “wake up” to the threat of corruption in public life, which he attributed to “minority communities” that operate a “favor culture”. … Mr. Grieve said he was referring to “mainly the Pakistani community”, but added that other minority communities had similar problems. His remarks could affect Britain’s relations with Pakistan. In 2010, David Cameron refused to apologize after he accused the country of “exporting terror”. …
  • China and Pakistan's Nuclear Collusion

    04/04/2013 11:43:39 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 2 replies
    American Foreign Policy Council ^ | 4/3/2013 | Jeff M. Smith
    Last week the Chinese Foreign Ministry all but confirmed that it plans to sell its longtime ally Pakistan a new 1,000-megawatt nuclear reactor. The deal, reportedly signed in February, is a cause for concern in Washington. Though nominally a U.S. ally, Pakistan already has the world's fastest-growing nuclear-weapons arsenal and one of the world's worst nuclear-proliferation records. It is a country perpetually under threat from religious fanaticism, political instability and economic mismanagement. The sale also poses a serious threat to the legitimacy of the international nuclear regulatory regime. Since 1974, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a 46-member body, has been...