Breaking: Nobody Knows What to Do About Pakistan
As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen tried everything he could to rehab America’s tenuous alliance with its frenemy, Pakistan. So when he testified last week that Pakistani intelligence sponsors the brutal Haqqani Network of Afghan insurgents, it represented two middle fingers raised at Islamabad. But the diplomatic furor that resulted has been all kabuki. Not a single aspect of the U.S.-Pakistani relationship will change.