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FATAH: China, the new East India Company

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Not since the U.S. bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade in 1999 has a Beijing diplomatic missions been attacked anywhere in the world. That is why the attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, by three Baloch youth caught the world by surprise and became the lead story on BBC for 24 hours.

How could they account for three Muslim men who gave their lives, not for Allah, Paradise and the promised virgins, but instead for their country that has remained under occupation since 1948 by Pakistan aided by China?

This is no place for a history lesson, but Balochistan (State of Kalat) got its independence from London on Aug. 11, 1949, followed by Pakistan on Aug. 14 and India a day later as Great Britain said goodbye to Hindustan after over 200 years of varying degrees of colonial rule.

Barely had the Brits gone when Pakistan first invaded the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir and then in March 1948 sent its troops to........

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