India terrorism conference.

India continues to throw good money after bad in its efforts to malign Pakistan, most recently by arranging the 'No Money for Terror' conference in New Delhi, where Pakistan was not invited and several major countries declined to attend. In fact, most of the attendees were actually delegations from NGOs, think-tanks, and a few tiny countries even smaller than the host city. The event appeared to be set up solely to give India the opportunity to claim Pakistan was accused of terror financing at an international conference. Even though most of the Indian government functionaries that spoke at the event did not directly name Pakistan, all of their references were shrouded by the thinnest of veils, such as naming terrorist groups that once had bases in Pakistan or whose leaders are Pakistani.

The potshots were not wholly a surprise. India has been fuming for several months after Pakistan managed to prove to the FATF and other international bodies that it is working hard and effectively to address concerns over terror financing and anti-money laundering measures, while also proving that Islamabad has no ties with terrorists -...

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