There are two men at the center of Pakistan’s “memogate” scandal: the whistleblower and the victim. They come from the opposite ends of the credibility spectrum. Now one man’s gone and there’s a woman replacing him. End of story? Oh no.
Osama bin Laden’s death exposed the trust deficit in US-Pakistani relations. But the US will continue to trust Pakistan with billions of dollars of aid while withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. The losers? Afghanistan once again.