Despite formally handing over power on April 12, however, the junta continued to arrest opponents and still wields considerable influence. Scattered fighting between rival armed forces erupted in the capital last week.
What do we make of the cover of Foreign Policy magazine's latest issue, The Committee to Destroy the World? Our foreign policy -- and Foreign Policy -- could perhaps benefit from a little more honest introspection.
The obscenity of this viewing moment -- microphone aimed at the rubble -- has nothing to do with the ethics of the profession, or "ethics" at all. It's infinitely bigger. It' about our relationship to poverty.
Given that a concentrated campaign is underway to ensure that due democratic process is freed from future army interference and Pakistan is stabilized in the face of persistent existentialist threats, decapitating the political system by removing party heads is not smart.