I am constitutionally competent to contest the elections.
Given the right to a free ballot, the people would support my return.
The military wants a system that protects its policies and privileges.
I am planning to return and contest the October elections in Pakistan.
The military destabilised my government on politically motivated charges.
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.
The political parties have unanimously rejected the one-man constitutional changes.
The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
Right now, they feel they have lost their voice, and their miseries have increased since my departure.
Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan.