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What would be the fate of Jamaat Islami, Imran Khan’s PTI, PML(N) and other parties which have a dubious stance on the issue of terrorism in Pakistan?

What would be the fate of Jamaat Islami, Imran Khan’s PTI, PML(N) and all other parties which have a dubious stance on the issue of terrorism in Pakistan?

In his recent comparative analysis at BBC Urdu Service, Wusatuallah Khan suggests that in the end there may be only two forces left in Pakistan, i.e. religious extremists and secular parties. Khan suggests that those parties which are today showing a dubious or lenient approach to religious extremists will be eliminated by the extremists themselves. Two prime examples are the elimination/massacre of the Tamil United Liberation Front by the LTTE in Sri Lanka and the elimination/massacre of FIS by GIA in Algeria. Khan suggests that the fate of Jamaat Islami, JUI and other right wing parties in Pakistan might not be much different, who are criminally silent on the terrorist activities of sectarian and Jihadi groups in Pakistan including Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Sipah Sahaba.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/pakistan/story/2008/10/081007_religious_parties_as.shtml