The Army has conveyed a message to the civilian leadership that while it has no intention of acting against the government at present, it may not hesitate to act if Kayani and Pasha are humiliated by cancelling their extended tenure.
The way the Pakistani military and political leadership responded to the Indian helicopter having strayed into Pakistani airspace, and resisted the temptation to exploit the incident for ulterior purposes needs to be highlighted and praised
The war of words has been joined. In response to Admiral Michael Mullen's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, General Kayani says "Admiral Mullen knows fully well which all countries are in contact with the Haqqanis
One should not be surprised if our Prime Minister--whether independently on his own or under US nudging--has authorised our Army chief to enter into clandestine contact with his Pakistani counterpart through suitable intermediaries