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Cent Per Cent

The political turmoil within has become a threat to the state

Cent Per Cent
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Pakistan is a rudderless boat, and it just can't seem to regain a sense of direction in the choppy waters of its domestic politics. To begin with, the boat's captain—President Asif Ali Zardari—himself certified in the British court that he suffered from mental ailment. Now suffering acutely From Zardari's antics is Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who once became so exasperated with the demands from the President's House that he flung files lying on his office table.

Other hands on the deck are not behaving very rationally either. Information minister Sherry Rehman, as is now well known, doesn't dither from sending smses on grave matters of national security; ISI chief Lt Gen Ahmad Shuja Pasha poured his heart out to a German publication; and Mahmud Ali Durrani claimed he was sacked as national security advisor because the prime minister wasn't in the national security loop. And then, as if to drive home this point, the British prime minister held a joint press conference with Zardari, bypassing Gilani in a brazen violation of...
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