Should the U.S. cut ties with Pakistan?
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The topic centers around the U.S. Pakistan argument about bin Ladens hiding in Pakistan. Bin Laden is a HUGE name, but however, just a figurehead. HE WAS NOTHING BUT AL QUAEDA'S MASCOT, IN AN ATTEMPT TO CAUSE FURTHER CONTEMPT BETWEEN AMERICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST. Bin Laden wasn't even a member of al Quaeda when he died. A terrorist yes, a threat no. He was reduced to a poor man trapped with no money or resources. America won. Bin Laden is dead. Pakistan helped hunt him down. Joining into the dissent is playing into al Quaeda's hands. We've been played as fools. Stand up for the truth, calm down and make this go away.
I believe that the U.S. should cut ties with Pakistan not because of the fact that the leader of Al-Qaeda was found living a few blocks away from Pakistan's military academy, but also because their government grossly mishandles the billions of dollars in aid that America gives them. If we want to see a real life example of how poorly the Pakistan government manages funds we can look to the current U.S. aid program to Pakistan. The program promises to give 7.5 billion dollars over the next five years. By last December 1.5 billion dollars had been given to the government however only 179.5 million dollars had actually been disbursed . That's a 12% success ratio. The reason that it is so hard to get money to the projects that need funding is largely because Pakistan is ranked the 34th most corrupt country in the world, according to the Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index . By continually throwing taxpayer dollars into a bottomless pit called Pakistan we waste resources that could be used to do good elsewhere. Therefore, because cutting ties with Pakistan is the fiscally responsible thing to do you must vote Pro.
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