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Saudi wished military rule in Pakistan: WikiLeaks

By Abdul Nisar
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King Abdulla
Washigton, Dec 1: Another shocking news was exposed by whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. The newly released 2.5 lakh United States diplomatic cables revealed that the Islamic country Saudi Arabia wished for a second military rule in Pakistan.

The WikiLeaks data exposed that despite of good relation with Pakistan, Saudi monarchy headed by King Abdullah wished for a second Musharraf, whom they can trust.

According to a report about WikiLeaks in guardian, King Abdullah preferred Nawaz Sharif over the president Asif Ali Zardari. King Abdullah defined Zardari as the "rotten head that was infecting the whole body".

Read: Saudi Arabia asks US to attack Iran

In Jan 2009 during a talks with James Jones, then the US national security adviser, Abdullah told that Pakistan's army was "staying out of Pakistani politics in deference to US wishes, rather than doing what it 'should'".

In another diplomatic cable, an American guest to Saudi told that Saudi was looking for another Musharraf, a strong, forceful leader they know they can trust.

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