While President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have condemned the attack on Malala Yousufzai, describing it disgusting and tragic, Pakistani authorities believe the US was equally responsible because of the repeated refusal of US-led Allied Forces in Afghanistan to arrest or dislodge Mullah Fazlullah, who freely operates from Afghanistan and whose henchman have targeted Malala.
According to well informed diplomatic circles in Islamabad, the Pakistani establishment has decided to exploit the Malala assault to its own advantage by reminding the Obama administration that the grisly attack was carried out by the shooters of Mullah Fazlullah aka Mullah Radio operating freely from Afghanistan despite repeated requests by Pakistan to proceed against him.
. . . “We had no intentions to kill her but were forced when she would not stop speaking against us”, the spokesman added.