The Pakistani PM just heralded the victory of the Taliban as overcoming the "shackles of slavery."https://t.co/S4sJPziMIl Just for the record, the presumed "enslavers" have given Pakistan over $5 billion in civilian aid and over $1 billion in emergency humanitarian aid since 2019— Jonathan Turley (@JonathanTurley) August 16, 2021
The Pakistani political elite was one of the biggest winners of the war:
- They made big bucks.
- They got their Taliban buddies back in power.
- They shit on the US to showcase their pukka Muslim credentials.