On March 9, the
Why? No particular reason. But the
How flagrant? Even the country's lawyers staged a virtually unanimous protest, but they were shut down by the police (photo). Now, as unrest spreads throughout the country, the suddenly former Chief Justice says he's innocent and wants an open trial, whereas the
Does this matter halfway around the world? Think nuclear weapons, a rogue intelligence agency, extensive terrorist connections (even within the government), intense animosity toward other countries (including USA) and anger over the GWOT, not to mention grief over the strangulation murder of the national cricket coach, during the World Cup!
Throw in a suddenly unstable government, and what have you got? Better not to think about that one, eh what?
Have no fear; the wheels of stability are turning quickly. The
So the outcome is fairly well-known in advance of the event. There is another question, however. Will he get to run as