CHENNAI. In the end she didn’t make it. He had tried it all to hold on to power. He dissolved Parliament by violating the Constitution and shouting “conspiracy!” while he waved a diplomatic dispatch that, according to him, demonstrated American meddling in Pakistani politics. He held out in the face of evidence of dozens of deputies bleeding into the opposition. He even praised the archenemy across the border, India, for its ability to withstand American pressure, hoping for last-minute help.