Testimony by Dr. Stephen Tankel, Professor, American University & Nonresident Scholar, South Asia Program Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
House Homeland Security Committee
June 12, 2013
Phi Beta Iota: The insular insanity of the Washington cesspool cannot be under-stated. Congress is more ignorant today than ever before in history, and they hold hearings not to solve problems, but to justify earmarks. It appears to have escaped the amateurs in the White House that as long as Pakistan is not included in the formal talks over the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, Pakistan will continue to favor all forms of pressure on the US.