Pakistan: Shrinking Control
May 18, 2007
As events in Pakistan press forward, it becomes ever more likely that the next few weeks and months will bring major changes in the country's governance and political structure. Musharraf faces his most intense domestic challenge yet. Paradoxically, a strong push for democracy could be his best bet, though it is a long shot. Scenarios more in line with his past behavior involve more autocratic government, and could involve a change in government.