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Unformatted text preview: 1)Given the continued and escalating violence in Pakistan's tribal areas, President Musharraf faces an extremely difficult domestic situation. Can Musharraf create greater positive change as an authoritarian ruler or would Pakistan benefit from a more democratic political system? 2) States have long served as instrumental political institutions throughout the world. In our modern era, has the power of the state declined? Use evidence from Britain and Pakistan to form your argument. 3) In his memoir, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf criticizes the 'sham democracy' witnessed under the administrations of Benazhir Butto and Nawaz Sharif. After his takeover in 1999, Musharraf claimed he wanted to move the country towards a more consolidated democracy and listed several goals to achieve that aim. How has the United Kingdom dealt with these problems and does its history suggest one can be optimistic about Pakistans chances for...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2008 for the course PSCI 2012 taught by Professor Davidbrown during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.
- Fall '07
- Comparative Politics