“You can’t keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your neighbors.”
Close Tehran-Islamabad relations may be responsible.
Islamabad reaps what it has sown.
The oldest evidence of the fabric in the Near East.
The Abraham Accords are changing attitudes in Britain, Pakistan, and the Middle East.
Islamabad has much to gain, and much prejudice to overcome.
Even if it sparked outrage.
Washington tolerated Islamabad’s nuclear ambitions in exchange for nonexistent counterterrorism support.
The Pakistani engineer stole secrets and sold them to Iran, North Korea, and Libya.
It’s no friend of the Taliban, but the Taliban will never restrain it from attacking the West.
And the Chinese connection.
Anti-Semitism, Islamism, and geopolitics stand in the way.
Pressure from Islamists at home—and from Iran.
If given a choice between Tehran and Jerusalem, Beijing will choose Tehran.