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NYRB: A New Deal in Pakistan

Author: William Dalrymple
March 3, 2008


William Dalrymple describes why democracy does not thrive in Pakistan but also writes that cultural changes are taking place and that Pakistan is "...not about to fall apart, or implode, or break out into civil war, or become a Taliban state with truckfuls of mullahs pouring down on Islamabad from the Khyber Pass."

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