Shah Farman War psychology is a dangerous state of mind where people resort to weapons to tackle even minor issues, killings become order of the day and the concept of an organised society vanishes. It is an irreversible process and detoxification is next to impossible once it is done. Denial of socio-economic and legal justice, hurting people by disgracing and dishonouring them in a planned way and brutal killings of the nears and dears of the people are the perfect tools to create war psychology. If our corrupt elite and incompetent leadership would understand the consequences of War on Terror and military operations inside Pakistan, they would never indulge this country into a lost war. The question, whether Pakistan is for or against the Taliban is both irrelevant and dangerous. In either case we are helping the enemies to create chaos. We need to be out of this game which is part and continuity of the Great Game in its new version, fought by the British in the 19th century in Afghanistan. According to President Monroes doctrine, interference in South and Central America will be considered interference in North America. Certain issues become regional and you cannot restrict it to a single country. The US inculcated war psychology in Afghanistan by waging the last proxy war to expel the Russian troops from Afghanistan and stop the expansion of communism. Pakistan wanted the Russian forces away from its western borders so we became a natural ally to the US. After the Geneva Accord in 1998 the US inhumanly used war psychology in Afghanistan to achieve their objective of justifying physical presence in Southwest Asia, rich in minerals and natural resources. The Obama Administration confessed that they made blunders by ignoring Afghanistan after the Russian withdrawal, but the question is, was it intentional and based on malafide intentions or a simple political miscalculations? The US not only denied humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, but ignored all those political forces which could help establish perfect democracy in Afghanistan. The war against Russia was fought through the well-established political parties in the history of Afghanistan and it was also the right time to promote democracy. In Afghanistan, after the Russian withdrawal, the political leadership which was once invited by President Reagan to the White House was completely ignored. All this was done because a democratic, politically viable and successful Islamic theocratic government in Afghanistan was not acceptable to the US. The sad part of the story is that not only political forces went into the background, but warlords were created and sponsored on ethnic, cultural and sectarian lines. Todays Afghanistan has lost its Afghan identity and regionalism, ethnic and linguistic divisions are dangerously visible. The patriotic leadership of Pakistan must read what is written on the wall otherwise the nature will take its own course and it will be too late to cry over spilt milk. The war psychology is being exported from Afghanistan to Pakistan; the country has already shown cracks on ethnic, linguistic and sectarian lines. Due to unbridled corruption people are loosing faith in the political process and political leadership. Provincialism is gaining grounds. On the one hand, full efforts were made to stop the reinstatement of Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, while on the other hand corrupt political leadership is imposed through the NRO. With state institutions showing cracks, the government has lost its writ. Socio-economic disparity is at the peak. The stage is set and the land is very much fertile for any type of insurgency. The enemy of Pakistan would want the continuity of the present state of affairs. The US intentions to stay for a longer period in Afghanistan is alarming, the deployment of the US marines in Islamabad and the presence of the notorious - Blackwater - security agency in Pakistan presages a worst scenario in times to come. We need to rise to the occasion, formulate an independent foreign policy ensuring rule of law and socio-economic justice that is the need of the hour. The writer is general secretary, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (NWFP)