Pakistan: Out Of The Frying Pan and Into The Fire

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by skunk, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. skunk macrumors G4

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    http://www.independent.co.uk/opinio...ut-the-west-will-turn-a-blind-eye-921544.html
    A very telling analysis of the mire we are all stepping deeper into, by someone who should know the Pakistani political scene better than most.
     
  2. scotthayes macrumors 68000

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    I still surprised the military didn't get rid of Musharraf.

    Guess we just need to hope he doesn't try to gain the support of the Pakistani people by kicking off in Kashmir.


    A great article by Jemima Khan.
     
  3. BoyBach macrumors 68040

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    Does Asif Ali Zardari have the backing of the military?

    And just to keep things a little more 'interesting' in the region:

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article4389924.ece
     
  4. Queso macrumors G4

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    I'm not surprised. He sound exactly the sort of person the West chooses as friends these days.
     
  5. solvs macrumors 603

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