Pakistan's Military Faces Calls for Major Shakeup after Bin Laden Failure
Ahmed, Issam, The Christian Science Monitor
The Pakistan Army faces a rising domestic backlash, but the public relations disaster could provide a rare and overdue chance to mend broken civil-military relations, analysts say.
Four days after US Navy SEALs swooped deep into Pakistani territory to carry out a daring, 40-minute raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the Pakistan Army is facing a rising domestic backlash.
Observers normally reluctant to criticize the military - this country's most powerful and popular institution - are now publicly asking why Pakistan's main intelligence agency apparently had no knowledge of Mr. bin Laden's presence and why the military appeared to be caught unaware of the US …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Pakistan's Military Faces Calls for Major Shakeup after Bin Laden Failure. Contributors: Ahmed, Issam - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: May 5, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.