PAKISTAN: Correct, But Out

When ebullient, party-loving Hussein S. Suhrawardy was sworn in as Pakistan's fifth Prime Minister last year (TIME, Sept. 24, 1956), he was asked whether he thought Pakistan's most important problem was famine or foreign policy. "Idiot!': replied the Prime Minister. "Political stability. That's the biggest problem."

Last week the shaky coalition government that able, pro-Western Politician

Suhrawardy had held together for 13 months came apart at the seams and proved Suhrawardy's analysis painfully correct. The immediate dispute was a Republican Party proposal for breaking up the two-year-old province of West Pakistan into the divergent princely states and provinces that existed under...

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