ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Pakistan: Thinking about Regime Change

The Charter of Democracy agreed upon between Pakistan People's Party and the Nawaz Shariff-led Muslim League is a landmark document that creates the basis for a transition to durable civilian democracy. In contrast, Pervez Musharraf and his allies seem to have run out of ideas. The regime is left with just one positive achievement to speak about - strong economic performance. Paradoxically, economic management is one area that promises to undo whatever political legitimacy the regime might otherwise have acquired.

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