26 May '11, 9pm

Chinese lessons in schmoozing Pakistan: Whatever the Chinese equivalent is of Kool-Aid, Mr Yusuf Raza Gilani, Pa...

Whatever the Chinese equivalent is of Kool-Aid, Mr Yusuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan's Prime Minister, appears to have been drinking it. During his recent state visit to Beijing, from where he returned with a promise of 50 fighter jets, he lavished praise on China. "We are like one nation and two countries," he said, comparing Pakistan's "Islamic socialism" to the thoughts of Mao Zedong. China, he enthused, "was the only voice of reason in international affairs". Pakistan likes to call China an "all-weather friend". The implication is clear: The United States is a fair-weather one. Many Pakistanis have never forgiven the US for abandoning it after the Soviet Union left Afghanistan in 1989. China, in contrast, has remained a constant supplier of arms, even when the US imposed sanctions in the 1990s as punishment for Islamabad's nuclear programme. Only in 2001, after Al Qaeda jiha...

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