Host Tarek Fatah tells the story of Pakistan’s corrupt military.
Ever since the departing Britons chopped off the limbs of historic Hindustan to create a buffer state between pro-Russia Afghanistan and India, Pakistan’s role has essentially been as a client state of, first Great Britain, then the United States as an anti-communist frontline state, followed by Islamic supremacist client of Saudi Arabia and today, China.
Just about any country on Earth can hire Islamabad to do it’s bidding. Crucial to Pakistan’s role as an international concubine is the fact that for most of its history its been run by a coterie of Army Generals who spread terror and seek compliance of the population, no matter what the crime, including massacring the very people who pay for their own enslavement.
From Gen. Ayub Khan to Gen. Yahya Khan; Gen. Tikka Khan (the butcher of Bengal and Balochistan), the jihadi Gen. Zia-ul-Haq to Gen. Pervez Musharraf the corrupt and finally Gen. Bajwa the ambitious to many in between all have treated the country as their private fiefdom and hid under the Burks of religiosity to escape scrutiny.