In spite of bin Laden’s death, expert still concerned over al-Qaida Central in Pakistan

Pakistan on Tuesday criticized the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden as an "unauthorized unilateral action" and warned Washington not to launch similar operations in the future.

Haider Mullick, a policy analyst on US-Pakistan relations, said he fears retaliation for bin Laden’s death from al-Qaida Central in Pakistan.

“That’s where they have attacked Pakistani security forces. They have killed thousands of Pakistanis regardless of their sects, Sunni or Shia; where they have build these alliances for years,” Mullick said. “They’ve always had a contingency plan for the leader dying. It’s a very adaptable organization that wants Pakistani nuclear weapon technology.”

Mullick, author of “Pakistan's Security Paradox,” predicted more Jihadist activity if pro-democracy protests fail to achieve their objectives in the Middle East. He spoke with KPCC’s Larry Mantle.

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