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Topic - Daniel Markey
"I think if you get a new prime minister like Nawaz Sharif, you will get a series of negotiations, renegotiating the terms of a variety of things, including the use of drones, including other counterterror cooperation," said Daniel Markey, senior fellow for South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, said during a conference call. "And those negotiations I think may be difficult ones, ones the United States would ideally have preferred to avoid."
"The really dangerous possibility is that you'll see a disruption in the process — a disruption that would be very unpopular with the Pakistani public if the elections were postponed or otherwise marred by violence or military intervention," he said.