Soumrak Parvíze Mušarafa

Říká se, že politická moc v Pákistánu pramení ze tří A: Alláha, armády a americké podpory. Z těchto tří je to armáda, kdo má nejzřetelnější prostředky k tomu, zbavit zemi prezidenta v uniformě Parvíze Mušarafa. A to je hlavní důvod, proč není pravděpodobné, že by dohoda o podílu na moci s bývalou předsedkyní vlády Bénazír Bhuttovou ukončila pákistánskou politickou vřavu.

Mušaraf doufal, že letos na podzim prodlouží svůj pobyt v úřadu prezidenta, aniž by ustupoval opozičním požadavkům, aby se vzdal svého vojenského postavení a vrátil na post ministerského předsedy civilního soupeře. Jen nemnoho mezinárodních lídrů však stojí proti tak široké škále zapřísáhlých domácích nepřátel.

Mušaraf už od uchvácení moci po puči v roce 1999 přežil přinejmenším tři vážné pokusy o atentát. Jeho protiteroristické partnerství se Spojenými státy fatálně podrylo jeho politické spojenectví s pákistánskými náboženskými konzervativci, ještě než jeho vláda v červenci vzala útokem islámábádskou Červenou mešitu a zabila při tom víc než sto lidí. Hrozba teroristických útoků uvnitř země nadále poroste.

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