"... We need to rid ourselves of the absurd notion that we can change Pakistan, reform its government, or create real trust. We have neither the capacity nor the capability, and we certainly don't have the spare billions to keep throwing away on these fool's errands.
"No more magical thinking. It's time to grow up and deal with Pakistan as it is, not as we hope or wish it to be," he said at the hearing on Afghanistan and Pakistan held by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Taken from: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/Time-to-change-policy-towards-Pakistan-US-lawmaker-Ackerman/articleshow/10601734.cms