The sad plight of Pakistan’s voluble Information Minister
Pakistan’s information minister has denied that President Pervez Musharraf had resolved to go back on his pledge to stand down as army leader.
The minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, was earlier quoted as saying Mr Musharraf would not be resigning as head of the armed forces as promised. [BBC]
Guessing whether there were 2n or 2n+1 U-turns is not quite the best algorithm for Pakistan’s stability.