Pakistan and the clash of civilizations

You can find the clash of civilizations very sharp in Pakistan. Poor rural people suffered 
under the flood recently very hard. On the other hand Pakistan has high tech nuclear weapons. 
Also some Taliban are hiding there. There's also a conflict with India. On the other hand 
the administration tries to stay in peaceful contact with the USA and other Western countries. 
Maybe the future of global politics will be decided by the fact, how politics develop in 
Pakistan. That could be as difficult as to dismantle a large tanker ...

Gaddani Ship Breaking by Zahid Hussein
photo by Zahid Hussein Photo-Journalist (Pakistan News Pictures), Karachi – click on the image to enter his flickr photo collection…

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