Bring any three members of the Ahmed clan together and you'll get five opinions. Of late on the topic of the army, however, there's been increasing unanimity of antipathy.
In this Urdu TV interview with Dunya, Asma Jahangir,
a life-time human rights lawyer and the current President of the Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association, talks about how this is absolutely not the time for the citizenry to stand-by the Pakistani army, and how we have a golden opportunity to bring to an end the looting of the country and fostering of terrorism for which the army leadership has been responsible.
CEO of an investment bank in Dubai and the son of a respected, retired Pakistani General, Ali Nadir Syed, writes in the Daily Times
of the need to redirect Pakistan's resources from the army to the people, as does banker-turned-TV anchor Gul Bukhari
, daughter of another respected, late Pakistani General.Publisher and editor of Newsweek Pakistan Fasih Ahmed
, Christian Science Monitor correspondent Issam Ahmed
and TV Journalist Munizae Jahangir
all point to the ISI, Pakistan's secret services agency, for the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad shortly after he published this report
, linking al Qaeda and the ISI.