Pakistan: More Ferment

President Ayub Khan had evidently seriously misjudged the mood of Pakistan. Three weeks ago, in an effort to calm the country's increasingly troubled political scene, the President ordered the arrest of left-leaning Opposition Leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. But the un rest continued, and last week, in one of Pakistan's most turbulent periods since independence in 1947, thousands of angry citizens, mostly students, surged through the streets virtually every day in protest against Ayub's rule.

Their demands were varied: the release of Bhutto, improvements in education, better living conditions, press freedom, an end...