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Saturday, September 15, 2007

Benazir: The return

It is clear from the present set of events involving Benazir’s return that all have been decided and the agreement has been reached between herself and Musharraf. Their silence is speaking so loudly but both of these leaders don't have the guts to admit it in public because they will lose the last ounce of support they have, if they have left any. The thing to notice is the blatant display of hypocrisy; if Benazir was so against the uniform and dictatorship she would have decided to come before the presidential elections and protested against and legally challenged Musharraf’s candidancy in court but she decided otherwise. Now as Nawaz Sharif out of the way, her arrival after the presidential elections clearly indicates her facilitation of Musharraf becoming president in uniform. It also vindicates the perception that the reelection of Musharraf as a president in uniform was also part of the deal. After election if Musharraf retains his presidency and his army chief office then it will become a hard fact and then there will be no point in pushing this issue further. But Benazir doesn’t care about that; all she cares about is her own personal interests, her cases and the share in power.

Many analysts say that the marriage of PPP and dictatorship is unnatural, but the reality is that the power hungry and corrupt leaders have lost all their ideological beliefs and have no vision, patriotism and sincerity for Pakistan left in them, all they now see and care about is their own interests. Now from Musharraf’s end the next step is to rig the polls so that their agreement is upheld and everything afterwards will be hunky dory and all the required and agreed constitutional amendments will take place and the latest editions of that dwindling constitution will be available in every book store.

2 comments:

Mudassar said...

According to sunday's news , Tariq Aziz has said that after President is re-elected he will doff his army uniform. Will it really make a difference, "War on Terror" has been a profitable mission for Pak army as was war against communism.

In nut shell and according to our visioned leaders we need ecomically progressive Paksitan not United Paksitan.

Human said...

Pakistani army has lost its professionalism just like Hamood-ur-rehman commission report said... now money to them is like blood to a hungry wolf; it is an old habit and old habits die hard... it wont metter if Mush doff uniform or not because the person who replaces him will be like him anyway... but right thing to do is that the more we keep army out of civil business and give them the isolation they must have we need to close all the doors for them that lead to the parliament...

Benazir's move is certainly not helping the army... she should be removed from PPP.. she has forgotten everything her father died for...