The country already has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Following the latest disasters, the government is worried there will be more suicides.
A recent survey by the Foreign Correspondents Club of China had some discouraging numbers about reporting conditions in the country.
Perhaps the US and Pakistan need a frank discussion on who controls what. In the murky world of espionage and power though that is unlikely.
Trying to capture the al-Qaeda leader was like chasing a shadow as he faded into the vast Afghan landscape to evade detection.
In Abbottabad the atmosphere is one akin to a town in shock while in Islamabad, the neatly planned political capital, the atmosphere is one of political turmoil.
For one moment it was a tourist attraction children were delightedly ready to show you round. Now it has been sealed off by the Pakistani army.
As a garrison town, everything in Abbotabad is very neat and prim, as I drive its streets, I can scarcely believe that this is where bin Laden met his fate.
The house where Osama Bin Laden was killed is a tourist attraction in the making.
Police told us behind the imposing four metre high walls, barbed wire and security cameras, a large vegetable garden, cows, chicken and stores of food - clear signs the compound was relatively self-sufficient for those who lived inside.
Most Pakistanis care about what most people care about: food, shelter, energy, self respect. But what Pakistanis have got due to the events of 9/11 are war, political turmoil, energy shortages and discrimination.
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