Afghanistan’s policy on Pakistan is “flawed” and it has never taken a strong political stand against Islamabad, former Afghan intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh said Wednesday, asserting that “an enemy is an enemy”.
Saleh, during an interaction here, said Afghanistan never tried to increase the “cost of war” for Pakistan and always took a “high moral ground” in the hope that its neighbour would reciprocate, but it did not happen.
Asked to elaborate what he meant by the cost of war, the former chief of Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security said, “There is no Afghan dossier on Pakistan in the UN Security Council. We have not presented to the United Nations with a state stamped dossier declaring Pakistan our enemy. We have always tried to leave a few bridges intact and that policy of half-heartedness has not helped us.
“An enemy is an enemy. You can only reach a peace deal with your enemy only if you call ..