"Pakistan: Opposition Parties Are Poised to Win Poll"
Magazine or Newspaper Article, Oxford Analytica
February 15, 2008
Author: Hassan Abbas, Former Senior Advisor, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
"While there is a considerable risk that the elections will be rigged and that poor security will deter voting, pro-Musharraf parties will be swept from power. The PPP is expected to secure the most votes, raising the prospect of a grand coalition of parties united in opposition to the president. Stable government will depend on their ability to work together, as well as with Musharraf, for as long as he remains in power."
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