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Scraping the Barrel

January 25, 1%9 viduals". He has gone to the extent of calling them "opportunists". These developments do not augur well for the future of the opposition in Pakistan. Though it is too early to predict, the chances are that unless Ayub chooses to step down voluntarily he may continue to enjoy the tenancy of President's House in Islamabad, particularly since his hold over the "basic democracies" in the rural areas of West Pakistan is still quite secure.

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