穆沙拉夫的生存之道

克什米尔的惨烈地震再一次考验着当今最伟大的政治幸存者之一的执政技能。巴基斯坦伊斯兰共和国总统,佩尔韦兹•穆沙拉夫将军,盟友极少而树敌众多。巴基斯坦主要的政治党派都和他唱对台戏。对于宗教右翼和毛拉们而言,他是美国的代理人,邪恶的魔鬼,因而已经背叛了伊斯兰教。

在某处,伊斯兰武装分子们正向着穆沙拉夫磨刀霍霍。他们为他在阿富汗和克什米尔的隐蔽战争中立下汗马功劳,而后却被抛弃。为此,他们怒火中烧。穆沙拉夫的嫡系部队中也有许多人由于同样的原因而蔑视他。对于巴基斯坦弱小而严阵以待的自由派和左翼力量而言,他是又一个通过武力篡权的军事独裁者,阻碍了民主的发展。

那么穆沙拉夫如何逢凶化吉呢?在很大程度上,他应该感谢“9.11”事件。面对美国展开血腥报复的意图,巴基斯坦军政府忙不迭地加入到美国领导的盟军中来,拿起武器反击自己一手缔造的塔利班。只有少数亲伊斯兰的高层军官抗拒这种赤裸裸的背叛。他们很快就被穆氏边缘化了,此举受到华盛顿的称赞。

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