Monday, August 25, 2008

Pakistan: Doubts cast on Zardari’s mental health

From the Financial Times:
Asif Ali Zardari, the leading contender for the presidency of nuclear-armed Pakistan, was suffering from severe psychiatric problems as recently as last year, according to court documents filed by his doctors....MORE
India was not available for comment.
If you've never seen it, the flag lowering/gate closing at the Joint Check Point in Wagah will give you a taste of John Cleese as stone killer antipathy. I believe this was narrated by Michael Palin for the BBC.
"National passions are further inflamed by a display of precision nastines..."