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Pakistan’s Clear and Present Dangers

The ongoing political drama in Pakistan is pushing Pakistani democracy to the limits, opening doors for a direct or a more indirect military intervention. Here are two opinions on the situation.

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Pakistan’s High Noon at Midnight

Nobody wants democracy to be derailed but neither can democracy persist in Pakistan in its present form. The protestors in front of the country’s parliament are going nowhere unless most of their demands are met, the Sharifs must face ground reality.  These last seven days have exposed Pakistan’s present facade of democracy for what it really is, a purchasable commodity available to the highest bidder. 

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