Pakistan Accuses US of Exporting War, Instability to South Asia

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Pakistan Accuses US of Exporting War, Instability to South Asia
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, meets with Pakistan's army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Pakistan, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Mattis pressed top Pakistani leaders Monday to "redouble" efforts to go after insurgents operating in safe havens, the Pentagon said, underscoring a long frustration with Islamabad over Taliban-linked militants that freely cross the border to conduct attacks against the U.S. and allies in Afghanistan. (Inter Services Public Relations Department, via AP)

Pakistan is accusing the United States of “exporting war” and “perpetual instability” in South Asia, and of “speaking Indian language” in bilateral dealings. The allegations leveled by National Security Adviser Nasir Janjua again underscore the deterioration in Islamabad’s relations with Washington. It also strengthened reported suggestions the two countries are on a collision course, particularly since…