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News : UPI Pakistan Leadership should in Place

January 28, 2008

With Benazir Bhutto’s assassination this Analysis is even more profound.  I recommend the same conclusion as this analysis of Arnaud De Borchgrave.  What to you think?

Emerging Threats – Analysis


Commentary: Failing nuclear power Published: Dec. 28, 2007 at 11:35 AM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) — Pakistan is one of the world’s eight nuclear powers and the first one to be categorized as a failing state. Not failed yet, but on its way, and the world’s major powers are powerless to correct the downward spiral.

Some U.S. presidential hopefuls — e.g., New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson — are calling on President Pervez Musharraf to resign. At this juncture, such a resignation would guarantee widespread civil strife — and a failed nuclear state. Musharraf, who recently retired as military chief in a power-sharing deal with Benazir Bhutto brokered by the United States, appointed his deputy chief of army staff, Gen. Pervez Kayani, a former head of intelligence, as his successor. The army remains the only barrier to total chaos. It is also the guardian of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal (an estimated 60 city-busting weapons). Read more

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