Americans are not permitted to think themselves better than anyone. As a matter of fact, Americans are always worse.
Americans can certainly think themselves better. But it is hopelessly naive to think the American government is any better, human-rights wise, than the governments of the places they are invading/bombing.
Pakistan was an Islamic nation to begin with in 1947. Zia-Al-Huq with the tacit and monetary support of the Saudi and American governments dragged the country, its foreign policy and its strategic direction into a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam along the lines of the Wahhabists in the late 1970s. This is obvious in how they chose who they armed in Afghanistan, how they created the Taliban from the orphans of the war there, the slow seepage of Saudi style cloistering of women behind high walls and burqas.
So the Pakistani people are paying twice for American government policy decisions. Once for being saddled with the fundamentalism imported from Saudi Arabia in the 1970s and very much alive to this day. And again by fiery barely discriminate death from the skies and the chaos of a decade of hostilities as the American government tries to clean up Blowback.