High-Maintenance Musharraf - New York Times
The NYT waking up to the General. None of what they say is particularly a surprise. What is a surprise is the way Foggy Bottom loves to mollycoddle it's favorite Son-of-a-well-nevermind.
Reality is that even elections will not get anyone anywhere in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto is on record as saying that she was looped out many important matters (including nuclear) by the ISI. The question is how do you dismantle the state within state that is the military-intelligence complex. The question also is how do you reverse the mindset of people who do not want to participate in the global economy - they would rather be led to barbarism