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A Failed State or Failure of Pakistan's Elite?

Pakistan's economy has been growing rapidly and earlier this year it held its freest elections ever. Why then the new and growing description of the country as a failed/failing state? The United States continues to influence policy decisions and the military goes along with that country. It is the failure of Pakistan's elite to break free of the US that is preventing the completion of the transition to democracy and the establishment of full civilian control over state institutions.

azaidi@fascom.com

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