Sunday, April 19, 2009
Will Pakistan Become a Theocracy? (CHAPATI MYSTERY Discussion)
I recently posted a number of comments on two threads on Chapati Mystery occasioned by the plethora of recent articles in the American media on Pakistan, often of an alarmist nature. As always, I do not think that the current situation in Pakistan (or the Indian sub-continent as a whole) can assessed without an adequate engagement with the founding ideologies of the area's post-colonial nation-states, and it seemed to me that most of the articles in question were guilty of precisely such an omission. Check out ONE, and TWO.