The great unravelling...

VIEW: The great unravelling —Ahmad Faruqui
Daily Times, September 9, 2007

The good news is that Pakistan is on the brink of a genuinely democratic revolution. It has found its political personality. Pakistanis should rejoice in the immortal words of Victor Hugo: “No one, not even all the armies of the world, can stop an idea whose time has come.” That idea is to establish a representative government along the lines of what Iqbal dreamed about and what Jinnah sought fervently to accomplish against very difficult odds.

Such moments come rarely in a nation’s history. Hopefully this one will not slip away.

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