The Financial Times published my letter today pointing out the absurdity that the IMF is pressing Pakistan to repay a loan to the point of cracking open the fragile governing coalition there. The result has been price hikes for gas and the assassination last week of a key governor.
At at time when the US and other countries are sending young men and women to die in the region why are we making it more difficult for the first liberal Pakistan government in many years to help?
My blogging colleague Pundita has been following Pakistan closely for many years and for those who wish more background are recommended to click on the link to her site.
FT.com / Comment / Letters – Fragile Pakistan a sacrifice to IMF?.