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Michael Krepon quoted in Hindustan Times on Pakistan’s need for lobbyists

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Pakistan has decided to reverse an earlier decision and hire lobbyists once again to help it dig itself out of the deep hole it finds itself in the US, friendless and abandoned as a “duplicitous” ally that cannot be trusted.


In fact, Michael Krepon, a long time Pakistan watcher at the think tank Stimson Center, argued Pakistan needs more than a lobbyist now.

“What it needs to do is acknowledge reality, change course with respect to violent extremist groups that take safe haven in Pakistan…That will help Pakistan more than a lobbying firm.”

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