Pakistan has its share of violent Islamic extremists, military and civilian. But they are clearly in the minority. The best hope for diluting their political, and geopolitical, influence lies not in heating the pressure cooker of repression, but in promoting the earliest possible democratic elections, Pakistan’s Dictator, June 11, 2007.
I should point that the NYT has been dissing the General [on the Editorial page] since 2004. Good for them.