Entries from Daoud Kuttab at PostGlobal tagged with 'Pakistan'
Expect rumors and conspiracy theories, and deeper questions about just how committed the U.S. is to democratic change in Pakistan.
A hands-off U.S. policy would give a green light to a dictator whose sole interest is settling his own scores.
The key is a timetable for returning to civilian rule.
Last spring, the Palestinian prime minister's spokesman wrote a courageous article criticizing a phenomenon he felt was prevailing among his people: trying to resolve every conflict by violence. The crisis in Pakistan this week shows further how individuals, movements and governments have lost patience with the time it takes to resolve conflicts, and are looking for shortcuts by using force.