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Pakistan on Verge of Collapse

We know Pakistan is important. Every day headlines raise questions about Pakistan’s stability: its military’s alleged ties to terrorism, the security of its nuclear weapons and its long-standing conflict with India.
But some of the real threats to the country are largely absent from Western media. More conventional domestic issues may define Pakistan’s stability, and in doing so define regional and global security.
From electricity shortages to a looming fiscal deficit, here are four of Pakistan’s biggest problems you might not be hearing about.
A Dire Power ShortageIf you were to stop a Pakistani at random on the street and ask what his or her biggest concern is, there’s a good chance you’d hear about the country’s dire electricity shortage.
Because it cannot produce enough electricity [PDF] to meet demand, the government shuts off power for extended periods of time. These

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Added: Oct-4-2011 Occurred On: Oct-4-2011
By: BadMosh_Satinder
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Tags: Pakistan, Failed, State, Verge, Collapse, Jai, Hind, India, Asian, Superpower
Location: Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan (load item map)
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