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EFSAS comments on the nexus between Judiciary, Pak-Army and Hafiz Saeed


For the Military establishment, foreign policy and security also include Hafiz Saeed, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Maulana Masood Azhar and his Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Syed Salahuddin with his Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) and many more, as these groups are considered ‘strategic assets’ and are used to advance the country’s strategic objectives vis-á-vis Afghanistan, India and Indian Administered Jammu & Kashmir. This Double Game, where the Army distinguishes between ‘good and bad’ terrorists, has been one of the main reasons that the International community, including the US have designated Pakistan as a conflicted ally in the ‘War on Terror’.