In Pakistan, Fight Terror with OutsourcingMaha Hosain Aziz
President Barack Obama's Dec. 3 jobs summit was a good idea to brainstorm ways to create employment, amid unprecedented levels of U.S. unemployment. The summit drew on the views of economists, executives, and labor unions. This is precisely what is needed in Pakistan. The specific focus of this summit, however, should be ways to create jobs in rural Pakistan, using a portion of the $7.5 billion in aid approved by the U.S. Congress. Putting these funds to work to reduce unemployment in Pakistan will also reduce the lure of militancy.
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