Power, perceptions and the PPP

By Irfan Husain

Courtesy: dawn

To be fair, Asif Zardari made a good start, surprising many by his efforts to create an inclusive alliance.

It isn’t often that I agree with Nawaz Sharif. However, when he said a few weeks ago that the PPP was its own worst enemy, he put his finger on the problem this government has faced since it was sworn in nearly two years ago.

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