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I'm not even sure that a full military dictatorship can save the day for the simple reason that all it will do is try to put a lid on pressures that are already far beyond such control.
An awful lot of people are going to die in the next few weeks and there's bugger all anyone can do to stop it. However, the presence of the nuclear weapons throws a nasty complication into the mix. I suspect that america and others may have to step in and clear up we helped create, or at least get the nukes out. And that will put us into an interesting situation vis a vis Saudi Arabia as it's their people we absolutely need to exterminate (I use the word deliberately).
keep to the Fen Causeway
Plus, Islamic militants had already promised to kill her for the crime of being female and a politician. Suicide bombers aren't the army's m.o, but they are those of islamists. So I guess we have to look at the Wahabi madrassas for the originators of this.
keep to the Fen Causeway
Given their promise to kill her, it sounds like the work of militants, but we'll see.
Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
My guess is on radical circles inside the ISI.
"If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles." Sun Tzu
or is that what you're supposed to think?
'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
As for the investigation... well, that assumes the integrity of the officials involved, doesn't it? If people believe that the state could have been involved, do you think they're going to believe what the state's own forensic investigators say about who did it? Or believe the FBI's or Scotland Yard's investigators, if they were to be invited in?
In Lebanon, this is why they appointed the UN investigator into the Hariri assassination, and why they had several different forensic teams from different countries inspecting the evidence; but that also can prove problematic in different ways.
If Pakistan does not become a nuclear armed Islamic caliphate in the next few years, it will owe more to the good sense of the Pakistani people than the wisdom of western policy.
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