K Subrahmanyam, Security Analyst, The Times of India | June 4, 2009
The opposition from the Taliban to the Pakistani and US troops is increasing. ++ "The support of mainstream political parties and, increasingly, of the civil society" as well as from India, for Pakistan's military operations means the international community can trust that Islamabad's nuclear arsenal will be secure. ++ There is a "basic misconception" in the US in regards to their failure to recognize that there is no distinction in the nature of the Taliban. ++ In order to mobilize international support to deal with the Taliban, this must stop.