Abid Ullah Jan is the author of "A War on Islam?" (2001), "The End of Democracy" (2003), "The Musharraf Factor" (2005) and "Afghanistan: The Genesis of the Final Crusade" (2006). He is a political analyst and journalist and associated with the Independent Centre for Strategic Studies and Analysis. His write-ups are published widely in various leading publications around the world. In this incisive book Abid Ullah Jan asks searching questions and offers provocative answers. This book is a learned, tough minded, intellectually courageous and timely warning that easy bromide about sham democracy and military’s never ending interference in politics under foreign influence, if taken for granted, could make South Asia a more dangerous and less pleasant place. Author has clearly demonstrated that Musharraf is merely one in a long series of corrupt leaders who have ruled Pakistan after its creation. This book thoroughly outlines how Pakistan’s demise is imminent and how both internal and external factors have played a part in this process.