IMF Forks Over $5.3 Billion to Keep Pakistan Afloat
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  • Andrew Allison

    Could somebody explain why the IMF is pouring more money into this failed state rat-hole in the certain knowledge that it will simply prop up a corrupt establishment and never be repaid? Why, given that it’s clear that Pakistan is complicit in the Afghan insurgency, the USA is funding the IMF?

    • Eric J.

      I would guess to keep it from breaking up into 3-5 failed statelets, none of which would have any prayer of paying back any loans, and 1 or more of which would have nukes.

    • Pete

      It’s probably a continuing case of the Western elite shouldering their warped concept of ‘the white man’s burden.’

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