Sunday, March 25, 2007

Musharraf as Lame Duck?

That seems to be the going logic from a number of insiders and experts (including Ahmed Rashid). If Musharraf survives the current protests over the firing of a Judge--and that's an if in the minds of some--he will be forever wounded, perhaps mortally so.

Story from NYTimes here.

Money quote:
American officials who worry about General Musharraf’s longevity focus on whether he is fighting hard enough against Al Qaeda and Taliban militants on the Afghan border. But the latest unrest suggests that his vulnerability may lie more in rising anger over accountability and democracy at home.

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