16.11.2014 - 12:01 [ Times of India ]

Pakistan plays ISIS card as army chief Raheel Sharif visits US

First it was the threat of Soviet/communism card. Then it was the al-Qaida card. Pakistan is now pulling out a new one: The ISIS card.

On the eve of the visit to the United States of Pakistan’s most powerful man, army chief Raheel Sharif, the Pakistani military has fashioned a new narrative to sell to Washington in order to return to its good books and extract continued flow of military supplies and civilian aid.