THE QUESTION

Will Pakistan be better or worse off after Musharraf?

Posted by Lauren Keane on August 22, 2008 10:10 AM

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Originally from Pakistan, Anwer Sher is based in Dubai and writes for Gulf News, Khaleej Times and Emirates Today. His varied career experience includes banking, consulting, and real estate development. He has a Masters degree in International Relations.

Trying Times Ahead For Pakistan

Whether Pakistan will be better or worse off is all a matter of how the various actors in this political drama play their roles.

Posted by Anwer Sher Dubai, UAE | 9 COMMENTS
Aug 22, 2008 at 12:00 PM
Dr. Ali Ettefagh serves as a director of Highmore Global Corporation, an investment company in emerging markets of Eastern Europe, CIS, and the Middle East. He is the co-author of several books on trade conflict, resolution of international trade disputes, conflicts in letters of credit, trade-related banking transactions, sovereign debt, arbitration and dispute resolutions and publications specific to the oil and gas, communication, aviation and finance sectors. Dr. Ettefagh is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of The Development Foundation, an advisor to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and an advisor to a number of European companies. Dr. Ettefagh speaks Persian (Farsi), English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Turkish.

Pakistan Presents A Murky Picture

Pakistan is in a tough and confusing fix; the way ahead is not clear as the long search for direction continues.

Posted by Ali Ettefagh Tehran, Iran | 6 COMMENTS
Aug 22, 2008 at 11:04 AM
Lamis Andoni is a Middle East consultant for Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based news station. She has been covering the Middle East for 20 years. She has reported for the Christian Science Monitor, the Financial Times and the main newspapers in Jordan. She was a professor at the Graduate School in UC Berkeley.

Pakistan Needs a Visionary Leader

Though he had to go, it's not clear how much change Musharraf's departure will usher in.

Posted by Lamis Andoni Doha, Qatar | 17 COMMENTS
Aug 22, 2008 at 10:22 AM

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