Musharraf Still Stands

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2008
by Amy Goodman

Benazir Bhutto and her supporters who died with her during the suicide attack Dec. 27 are the latest victims of decades of dangerous U.S. support for Pakistan’s military regime. The country’s dictator, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, has held his grip on power despite increasing popular unrest. The Bush administration got nervous, turning to Bhutto to preserve the status quo in Pakistan. More…

Opposition Urges Musharraf to Step Down

Thursday January 3, 2008 8:31 AM
Associated Press Writer
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistan’s U.S.-allied president must resign before next month’s elections or the country risks slipping into civil war, a leading independent thinktank and the opposition said Thursday. More…


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