Tribune Take: Where does the road lead Mansoor Ijaz?

Mansoo­r Ijaz is giving off the right signal­s, implyi­ng that he is travel­ling to Pakist­an for his...

Mahawish Rezvi January 20, 2012

In today’s episode of the Tribune Take we take a look at the imminent arrival of Mansoor Ijaz for his testimony before a judicial committee investigating the memo.

Kamran Yousaf, a Senior Reporter for The Express Tribune based in Islamabad, says that so far Ijaz has given off the right signals, implying that he is travelling to Pakistan to testify.

However, with the rift between the civilian government and the military increasing, doubts have been cast on Ijaz's security. The military has assured him of taking all necessary security measures during his stay. Meanwhile, the interior minister Rehman Malik has threatened to arrest Ijaz and question him for his role in the downfall of Pakistan Peoples Party's first government in the 1980s.

Yousaf says Ijaz may well be caught in the middle of these two institutions and his recent refusal to testify before the parliamentary committee doesn't help the situation.

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Khan | 11 years ago | Reply

His road leads to Miss Nasty Nasty and Miss Double D and maybe on a side road to Haqani and Pasha.

rafiq | 11 years ago | Reply

Mansoor perhaps would never had the idea that the Pakistan's top brass is so much stupid. Anonymous paper had never any meaning as today.We r the laughing stock before the world.

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