By all appearances, the hesitance of Zardari over the revocation of seventeenth amendment has more to do with Nov 2010, when he will choose new COAS. Till that time he needs to hold his position as Supreme Commander of Armed Forces. The invalidation of outstanding provisions would not be that troublesome.
His solace level with Gen Kayani has been seriously disintegrated since the notorious official statement of ISPR censuring Kerry-Lugar charge. In spite of the fact that we can follow it back to Kayani’s intercession in the reclamation of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Choudhry. The advancement of Gen Kayani as a most compelling individual (main 20) in western media outlets before and soon after the said restoration can be considered as another reason.
The “Time” set him even before Barack Obama in the current year’s parade of generally influential’s. Chief of naval operations Mike Mullen, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff composed his introduction in a similar rundown. This obviously irritates the fragile adjust, in a nation like Pakistan, amongst Civil and Military foundation, where all past High Treasons were upheld by US military guides.
The Nov 2008 Mumbai assaults additionally harmed the relationship seriously. Non military personnel government took that occasion as another Kargil enterprise with evident vital purposes; to put the recently shaped government in back foot as for its association with neighboring India and check any endeavors to control security mechanical assembly.