A Mango Republic

The transition from the military dictatorship to civilian dictatorship has surely transformed us. Rather than being a Banana Republic, we are now a Mango Republic from which every political entity is trying to squeeze out the last bit of nectar left in its decaying body politics. -DR IRFAN ZAFAR, Islamabad, via e-mail, March 12.

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