Evidently, the Pakistani military government is more arrogant and stupid and proud and idiotic than I imagined.
A spokeswoman of the Pakistani military government stated that the Pakistani military government would find any operation by foreign troops within its borders to be unacceptable. The Pakistani military will take care of matters in Pakistan, thank you very much. (From “Pakistan says any strike on its territory to hunt Al Qaeda ‘unacceptable'”; this article can also be found here if the URL becomes out of date.)
Either this is a bluff to reassure Pakistanis that the government is not giving up Pakistani sovereignty to the Americans, or the Pakistani military government is not cooperating as much as it should. The fact remains that as much as the military may want to, it is simply unable to do what needs to be done to eradicate terrorist enclaves within Pakistan.
There is, of course, the theory that Pakistan does not want the War against Terrorism to succeed in Pakistan, for if there are no terrorists, Pakistan will lose our interest and cooperation. Furthermore, if there are no terrorists, there will be no reason to allow a military general rule the country: there would renewed pressure to return Pakistan to civilian rule.
Eh. I don’t know any more. I’m going to go watch cartoons with my doggy.