'er but it is the truth !?! Original comments He should have also mentioned Peshawar and *cough* Rawalpindi. But since Karzai is doing his best to alienate the Pakistanis, it is rather unsuprising that certain elements in the Pak government would prefer a more Pak friendly regime. I think Musharraf's natural inclination would be to crush the Taliban, but Karzai's anti-Pak policies combined with growing anti-western feelings in certain provinces has meant a rethink.