Liaquat Ali Khan defies Amrika (and dies)

…..the US demanded Pakistan use its influence in Tehran and persuade it to
transfer control of its oil fields to the US….Liaquat Ali Khan declined to accede to the
request…..The US then threatened to annul the secret pact on Kashmir. Liaquat replied that Pakistan has annexed
half of Kashmir without American support and would be able to take the
other half too…..Liaquat also
demanded that the US vacate air bases in Pakistan….Liaquat’s demand was a bombshell for Washington…..

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It is wonderful what we can learn from declassified documents- incontrovertible proof that American and Pakistan have been frenemies from birth. 

Apart from L.A.K. we also have (Tariq Ali) claims that ZA Bhutto was killed on instructions from the CIA. Osama-ji was definitely killed by the Great Satan (or was he?). And the show goes on……
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Declassified US document discusses the possible reason for the
disenchantment of the US and the UK governments with the Pakistan prime
minister and his government. Liaquat was not ready to toe the US line,
the newspaper pointed out and hence the US wanted him eliminated.


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While the UK was pressing Pakistan for support on the issue of Iran,
the US demanded Pakistan use its influence in Tehran and persuade it to
transfer control of its oil fields to the US (oil apparently has
remained a major issue with the Americans ever since, especially while
Mohammad Mosaddeq was in power in Tehran then).



According to the article, Liaquat Ali Khan declined to accede to the
request. “The US then threatened to annul the secret pact on Kashmir
(between Pakistan and the US). Liaquat replied that Pakistan has annexed
half of Kashmir without American support and would be able to take the
other half too.” Not only that, Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan also
demanded that the US vacate air bases in Pakistan.



“Liaquat’s demand was a bombshell for Washington. Americans who had been
dreaming of conquering Soviet Russia from Pakistan air bases were
flabbergasted,” the article emphasized. And hence the plot to kill
Liaquat was hatched, says the article.



However, “the US wanted a Muslim assassin, so as to obviate
international complications. The US could not find a traitor in Pakistan
(apparently for the reason that the new country was then brimming with
nationalistic pride and hope for future),” the article added.



The US then turned to Kabul. “Washington contacted the US Embassy in
Kabul. They in turn got in touch with Pashtoonistan leaders, pointing to
Liaquat as their only hurdle and assuring them that if some of them
could kill Liaquat, the US would undertake the task of establishing
Pashtoonistan by 1952.”



At this the “Pashtoon leaders induced Akbar to take the job and also
made arrangements for him to be killed immediately after so as to
conceal the conspiracy. The Pakistani currency recovered from the
assassin’s body also reveal that others were also involved. Due to
already strained relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan no currency
exchange was then taking place between the two countries. Hence only the
“American Embassy (in Kabul) could have supplied the Pakistani currency
notes to the assassin,” the summary argued.
 

The article also mentioned that the cartridges recovered from the body
of the assassinated Pakistani premier were US made. The type of bullet
used to kill the Pakistani prime minister were in “use by high-ranking
American officers”, and were “not usually available in the market”. The
rest is for us to deduce.



The article then summarized that all these facts prove that the real
culprit behind the killing was the US, which had committed similar acts
in the Middle East as well.
 

There are many parallels between then and now. And all this could not be
just a matter of chance. Oil, assassinations, dollars, Iran, air bases,
all these sound familiar even today. Fifty years have passed, yet
things may not have really changed.

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Link: http://defence.pk/threads/which-foreign-agency-killed-liaqat-ali-khan.234612/

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