America never hesitates to continue her policies of blood letting for her vested interest. She never cares how many people get killed and how many countries are destroyed.
Dishing out expensive Stingers was one thing, dispensing rebuilding funds was quite another. But in America wasting billions on weapons traditionally is a leniently treated affair while even thinking of channelling large sums towards benefits for average people — such as a national healthcare system — meets fierce resistance from elites and the populist right.
I would have ignored the messy column, but I am reminded of the fact that such running down of Pakistan is done quite frequently by biased braggarts in the US who may hardly know the ground realities.