The whole exercise lacked moral and political legitimacy.
India-US relations appear as state-to-state relations but Pakistan-US relations are more like relations between individuals.
The people of Pakistan are rather disappointed. They have seen the U.S. pay a great deal of lip service supporting democracy in Muslim countries, but when we look at what is happening in Pakistan, President Bush says he shares the president's views and his democratic vision for Pakistan. For a great many, that is flawed.
Pakistan has never been so unstable, and the federation has never been under greater political strain.