Precarious Pakistan

“Sluggish economic activity has increased the rate of urban unemployment to an estimated 34% of the labor force. While a functioning democratic system and a vibrant media may have provided outlets for people to vent their frustration with the state of the economy and the quality of governance, the political elite now recognizes that many ingredients in the Pakistani situation were present in those Middle Eastern countries where street politics have reached the boiling point.”

read more here:

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/burki5/English

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