How anti-India obsession will never allow Pakistan to fix its economy


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New Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb is not the first banker Pakistani politicians have chosen to improve their economy. His predecessors could do really nothing because Pakistan has to change its ideology More than two decades ago, I told a Pakistani diplomat, “Tum sabki ghulami karne ko tayyar ho lakin hamse dosti karne ko nahi” (You are willing to be a slave to everyone but remain unwilling to develop any friendship with us). At that stage, I was handling India’s relations with Pakistan as a middle-level officer at the Ministry of External Affairs. Naturally, the Pakistani diplomat was not pleased with...