September 17, 2008Afghanistanal-qaedaarmyFATWATForeign AffairsjihadismilitaryPakistanUnited States

The Zardari dilemma

Balancing the pushes

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

If Asif Zardari doesn’t push back against the Americans, Cyril Almeida, a columnist at Dawn argues, he will be pushed out by the army.”

What Mr Almeida doesn’t consider, and what must be weighing on President Zardari’s mind, are the implications of pushing back against the Americans.

The Americans won’t merely push. They’ll shove.

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