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Things Will simply Get Worse in Pakistan

In case you lost spouse and children in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the death in Pakistan of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden brings a sense of closure-or a minimum of comfort. The president is enjoying renewed legitimacy for Operation Geronimo, winning praise from Democrats, Republicans, and world leaders. For Pakistan, though, the raid on Abbottabad has in a swoop left the nation significantly worse off geopolitically, economically, and politically, opening an ugly can of worms that likely will not be resealed soon. Geopolitically, Pakistan could once again fly completely…

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