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.
Musharraf has a few days to decide whether he wants to become part of the above, salvage some respect, and voluntarily give up power. Or he could remain the major wound that must be dealt with before the healing of Pakistan can begin.
Pakistan's focus on military muscle weakens social cohesion and makes the state increasingly ungovernable. It has become a dysfunctional state, a tinderbox that may not light up for years, but could also go up in flames in an instant.