Not many protest against GeneralNovember 4, 2006Kamal Siddiqi, Hindustan TimesEmail AuthorKarachi, November 15, 2007First Published: 22:44 IST(15/11/2007)Last Updated: 22:53 IST(15/11/2007)Not many protest against GeneralThe muted response to Emergency measures imposed by General Pervez Musharraf is worrying many in Pakistan. Unlike in the past, when thousands emerged to combat extra-constitutional measures, this time round the people…

Press Briefing by Dana Perino James S. Brady Press Briefing Room Now I’ll go to questions. Q Dana, President Musharraf said in an interview today that emergency rule would likely continue through the January elections. Would the White House consider elections there to be free and fair if they’re held under emergency rule? MS. PERINO:…

Pakistan and its Army November 06, 2007 1408 GMT http://www.stratfor.com/products/premium/gir.php By George Friedman Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency over the weekend, precipitating a wave of arrests, the suspension of certain media operations and the intermittent disruption of communications in and out of Pakistan. As expected, protests erupted throughout Pakistan by…

Aid to Pakistan Not Likely to Be Cut YetBy MATTHEW LEE – 50 minutes agoWASHINGTON (AP) — The Bush administration has concluded it is not legally required to cut or suspend hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Pakistan despite President Pervez Musharraf’s imposition of a state of emergency and crackdown on the opposition…

Lawyers against the generalNov 8th 2007 ISLAMABAD AND SWAT From The Economist print edition Reuters However Pervez Musharraf tries to justify his actions, this is a dark time for his wretched countryGet article backgroundWITHIN 48 hours of launching his second coup on November 3rd, General Pervez Musharraf had compared himself to Abraham Lincoln and Napoleon…

Musharraf overvalues himselfWest-approved leadership key to region’s security Peter GoodspeedNational PostTuesday, November 06, 2007CREDIT: AAMIR QURESHI, AFP, GETTY IMAGES FILE PHOTOPervez Musharraf was warned by the United States and Britain not to declare a state of emergency. He went ahead anyway.Is Pakistan’s President, General Pervez Musharraf, a reincarnation of the Shah of Iran?Since Sept. 11,…

Does Musharraf face risk of a coup?By M Ilyas Khan BBC News, KarachiPakistani President Pervez Musharraf was forced to dismiss rumours circulating on Monday that he had been placed under house arrest, just two days after he declared emergency rule.As things stand, there is little reason to believe that Gen Musharraf, who is both president…

Musharraf sidesteps US advice M K Bhadrakumar ; November 04, 2007 It is quite evident that the timing of Pervez Musharraf’s decision to impose emergency rule in Pakistan is linked to the impending judgment by the Supreme Court regarding the propriety of his re-election as president for another term. But that is only part of…

Exclusive: Pakistan Imposes Martial Law – What Has Gone Wrong? Author: Adrian Morgan Source: The Family Security Foundation, Inc. Date:November 5, 2007 What went wrong to cause Pakistan’s President Musharraf to suspend constitutional law and impose martial law? FSM Contributing Editor Adrian Morgan explains how the proliferation of Islamist terrorism has plunged democratic Pakistan into…

Sunday, November 04, 2007Liberty Street Bush to Musharraf: We’ve Got Your Back, BroSheryl Gay Stolberg and Helene Cooper say a mouthful:For more than five months the United States has been trying to orchestrate a political transition in Pakistan that would manage to somehow keep Gen. Pervez Musharraf in power without making a mockery of President…