All Things Pakistan—Pakistan After Benazir: Choosing Our Future

Posted by Kendall Harmon

More important to note is who the anger is not being directed at. I hope that the legacy of Benazir Bhutto’s untimely and tragic death is a legacy of a society that seizes this moment to reassert its demand for democracy and to recognize that extremist violence is our problem. This is not a mercenary war. This is Pakistan’s own battle. Right now the evidence suggests that society continues to tear at its own self. I fear that it will not change anytime soon. That things are likely to get worse before they become any better. But, I refuse to give up hope. At least, not yet.

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Filed under: * International News & CommentaryAsiaPakistan

Posted December 28, 2007 at 6:10 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. RevK wrote:

Alas, I suspect that only al-Qaida and Usama Bin Laden will benefit from this.

December 29, 10:44 pm | [comment link]
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