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发自拉合尔——巴基斯坦正在同时进行着三大转型。而这些转型如何展开不仅事关巴基斯坦人自身,还将影响到穆斯林世界中的大部分人,尤其是在阿拉伯之春令大中东地区的许多政府都发生了更替的情况下。

大多数穆斯林国家都曾长期处于独裁者的统治之下,这些人要么直接崛起于军界,要么背后拥有强大的军队支持。从前的埃及、利比亚,也门和叙利亚都是如此,当然,巴基斯坦也毫不例外。

阿拉伯之春使这种管制风格的虚假合法性丧失殆尽。但在巴基斯坦,军队统治的去合法化其实在3年前就启动了,而这种变革的力量来源也与阿拉伯之春大同小异——那些不愿屈服于专制且成功动员起来的新中产阶级。

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