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- 1857: What Does It Mean To Us? (Hindu, Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Nov 08, 2007)
Half a century ago D. D. Kosambi — whose birth centenary merits celebration at the national level — characterised the great uprising as ‘feudal’ and yet the final verdict on its significance was positive and it was perceived as a glorious struggle.
- We’Re Keen On Early Elections: Kasuri (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Pakistan dismisses “excessive” foreign criticism
- A Strategic Blunder: Bjp (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday said the United Progressive Alliance committed a “significant strategic blunder,” presenting the nuclear deal as an “icon of India’s relations with the U.S.”
- A Looming Threat (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 08, 2007)
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, under pressure from several quarters to remove the restraints on his country’s military and allow it to raid the bases of Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, obtained far less than he hoped for when he met . . .
- Nuclear Expert To Explain Deal With U.S. To Switzerland (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Switzerland is a member of IAEA, Nuclear Suppliers’ Group
- Left Front Discusses Crpf Deployment (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Basu favours postponement of fresh deployment; ready for talks with Mamata
- Iran Has Reached Key Nuke Target: President (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Iran has built a landmark 3,000 centrifuges for uranium enrichment, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced today, despite international pressure to halt its atomic work.
- Antony's Israel Visit (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 08, 2007)
The proposed visit of Defence Minister AK Antony to Israel will, apart from underscoring the strategic relationship between the two countries, send out the right political message to Tel Aviv.
- Draft A Plan Of Action (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Nov 08, 2007)
From India's point of view, what can be the worst case scenario in Pakistan? It is the replacement of President Pervez Musharraf by a coalition of the Jamaat-e-Islami (Jamaat) and its allies, the Taliban-Al Qaeda combine and the fundamentalist . . .
- N-Deal With Russia (Pioneer, Dmitri Kosyrev, Nov 08, 2007)
Manmohan, Putin will discuss how to increase civil nuclear cooperation
- Other Voices - Pusto Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
ONGOING political turmoil and deteriorating security have purportedly touched off the proclamation of emergency rule in Pakistan.
- A Futile Peace Initiative (Dawn, Tariq Fatemi, Nov 08, 2007)
REELING from serious setbacks on most foreign policy fronts, the Bush administration has undertaken a major effort to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Talk of the gambler’s last throw of the dice!
- Back To The Drawing Board (Dawn, Syed Shahabuddin, Nov 08, 2007)
THE imposition of emergency rule throughout Pakistan on Nov 3 is a clear indication of the failure of the policies pursued by General Musharraf both as president and the patron saint of the ruling PML-Q which forms the rubberstamp government . . . .
- Emergency Or Martial Law? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
GEORGE Orwell understood both tyranny and language very well. One of his many insights in this context is that tyrannical governments change the meaning of words.
- Pak Hires Lobbyists To Contain Impact On American Aid (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 08, 2007)
Unnerved by the prospect of an adverse US review of its massive aid flows, Pakistan has deployed a team of top lobbyists to Capitol Hill to contain the fallout of President Pervez Musharraf's dictatorial measures in the US Congress.
- From Bush To Mush (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 08, 2007)
THE US, believed to be the biggest benefactor of Gen Pervez Musharraf, appears to be putting considerable pressure on him to quickly right the wrongs he has done in Pakistan, resulting in chaos all over that country.
- Bengal Lf Says Keep Crpf Out (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The issue of deployment of Central forces in strife-torn Nandigram has apparently divided the Left Front as well as the ruling CPI(M) in West Bengal.
- Democratic Set-Up In Pakistan Good For Ties With India: Sharif (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Exiled former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said restoration of a democracy in Pakistan will help to improve ties with India.
- Bhutto Vows To Defy Ban On Rallies (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Undeterred by the government’s ban on public meetings under the Emergency Rule, former Premier Ms Benazir Bhutto-led Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) today vowed to go ahead with a planned rally in the nearby garrison city of Rawalpindi on Friday.
- Benazir Announces March On Nov. 13 (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
From November 13, it will be former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto against Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf.
- Bjp Refuses To Budge On Nuke Deal (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Despite pressure being mounted by the US administration and feelers sent by the UPA government, the BJP on Wednesday has not budged from its stand on opposing the nuclear deal in Parliament.
- Fdi Rules May Be Relaxed (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
A full meeting of the Planning Commission here tomorrow will discuss the Eleventh Plan draft document that has built a strong case for relaxing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in key sectors like insurance, private banking, single brand . . . .
- Why Pak Lawyers Are At The Centre Of Protests Against General Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Behind the public rage of Pakistan’s lawyers, who protested for a third day on Wednesday, lies a long-smoldering resentment toward the country’s military President, who at first held out a promise for educated, politically moderate Pakistanis. . .
- Voices Of Dissent (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
IRRESPECTIVE of the scepticism people feel towards Benazir Bhutto — more so because of the power-sharing deal she concluded with President Musharraf under the NRO — it cannot be denied that she has the power to galvanise people to come out on to the stree
- Bhutto’S Protest Call Sets Up Confrontation (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Escalating political tensions in Pakistan, the opposition leader, Benazir Bhutto announced on Wednesday that her party would carry out a mass demonstration on Friday and a protest march next week if the President, General Pervez Musharraf . . . .
- America’S Choice (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 08, 2007)
President Musharraf’s declaration of a state of emergency against his own government on November 3, followed by large-scale arrests of his opponents, was a slap in the face of Washington and the Bush Administration.
- Ram Rajya (Indian Express, VARGHESE K. GEORGE, Nov 08, 2007)
The entire issue of Organiser this week is devoted to different aspects of the Ram Sethu controversy. M.D. Nalapat recalls Ram Rajya: “In the Knowledge Era, it is not geographical space that counts any more, but Thought Space.
- Indian Maoists: Changing Tactics (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 08, 2007)
Maoists are exploring newer ways to intensify the people's war by increasing their mass base across the country.
- Imran Issues Video Message From Hiding (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan made a haggard-looking appearance in a video issued from hiding on Wednesday, calling for protests against President Pervez Musharraf's state of emergency.
- American Pressure (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Nov 08, 2007)
“TOO much thinking does not produce clarity but only confusion. Our contemplative Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, seems to be thinking so much and so hard about the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal that he and his government have become the epitome of . . . .
- Politicians & Lies (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Nov 08, 2007)
Three books that constitute an instructive guide to governance in the United Kingdom.
- 'Musharraf To Lift Emergency In Three Weeks' Time' (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf will lift the state of emergency in three weeks' time, Pakistan's ruling party chief Shujaat Hussain has said.
- Pentagon Says Pakistan Nuclear Arsenal Of Concern (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
A top Pentagon official said the fate of Pakistan's military arsenal was a "primary concern" after President Pervez Musharraf imposed a state of emergency in his country.
- Defiantly Amiable (Frontline, Shelley Walia, Nov 08, 2007)
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA is loved by millions around the world, especially in his country, Peru. Like Jorge Luis Borges, Llosa’s aesthetic pursuit coincides with his political concern, though it is often alleged that his writings are not candidly devoted . . .
- N-Power Must Be A Credible Deterrent: Bjp (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Credible minimum deterrent and not energy, according to the BJP, should be the central concern while considering the Indo-US nuclear deal.
- The Challenge Of Swat (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 08, 2007)
Warlord Fazlullah has taken another town in Swat, and the local police have surrendered in routine, its personnel promising never to fight against him again.
- Indo-Nigerian Ties: Strategic For Energy Security (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
If India wants to see real gains from the recent visit of the Prime Minister to Nigeria in terms of energy security, it has to be more pro-active in its approach, backed by hard bargaining, and offer something more than a mere $900-million aid package.
- Chopper Crashlands, Six Injured (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Six Vaishno Devi pilgrims had a miraculous escape when a private helicopter they were flying by, crashed while making an emergency landing at Serli village, 3 km from here. All six passengers,members of two families of Noida, Delhi, received injuries.
- Gloomy Days For American Influence (Hindu, Simon Tisdall, Nov 07, 2007)
President-General Pervez Musharraf’s “second coup” amounted to a serious personal blow for Condoleezza Rice, the U.S. Secretary of State, and American counterterrorism and nation-building policies in the Pakistan-Afghanistan badlands.
- Torture And ‘Humanitarian War’ (Hindu, John Laughland, Nov 07, 2007)
It is no accident that those who advocate war for humanitarian reasons end up justifying torture.
- A Dishonest Judgment (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Nov 07, 2007)
THE 25 accused in the Tokyo War Crimes Trial were charged with crimes against peace: the planning, preparation, initiation, or waging of a declared or undeclared war of aggression, or a war in violation of international law, treaties.
- Us Moves, To Review Sale Of F-16 Jets To Pakistan (Tribune, Ashish Kumar Sen, Nov 07, 2007)
The Bush administration is reviewing the sale of F-16 fighter jets and P-3 aircraft to Pakistan in the wake of President Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose emergency rule.
- Un Rights Envoy To Visit Myanmar (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
United Nations top officials, including secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, have demanded that the military regime in Pakistan should immediately release all persons detained in the wake of imposition of emergency, including lawyers, judges . . . .
- New Sc Bench Annuls Ruling Against Emergency (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
In its first order shortly after the induction of four more new judges, an eight-member Bench of the reconstituted Supreme Court today annulled the ruling passed by seven judges of the Supreme Court declaring as unconstitutional the . . . . .
- Militants Seize Town In North-West Pak (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Hundreds of Islamic militants seized a town in northwest Pakistan today after they outnumbered security forces the police said.
- Musharraf Reviews Security (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf today chaired a high-level meeting to review the overall security situation in the country, following the imposition of emergency and expressed satisfaction over the measures taken.
- Transparency Pays (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
Defence Minister A.K. Antony’s declaration that “every reference from every quarter” on corruption issues would be taken cognizance of and the necessary probes carried out, is in keeping with his character.
- 2 Ak-47 Rifles, Ammo Found (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The Army recovered arms and ammunition in the Dumgali area of Budhal here yesterday.
- General's Last Gambit (Pioneer, Wilson John, Nov 07, 2007)
Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose Emergency in Pakistan looks like his last desperate effort to restore a semblance of order in a nuclear-armed, jihad-supporting nation propped up by an imagined identity and foreign aid
- Strategic Aspect Of N-Deal (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
When India blasted its way out of nuclear ambiguity on May 11-13, 1998, and caused a major setback to the US non-proliferation policies, the US reaction was immediate and severe.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pak Poll Date (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Bush Vows Help For Turkey (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
US president George Bush, facing Turkish threats of a military strike against Kurdish rebels in Iraq, told Turkey’s leader on Monday that he was committed to countering the militants and offered to share intelligence with Ankara.
- India Seeks Peace, Stability In Pakistan (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The Indian government, relieved that for the first time it is not being perceived or blamed as a part of the problem during an internal crisis in Pakistan, is hoping for the process of ‘democratisation’ to begin as it closely monitors the evolving . . . .
- Constrained Hegemon (Tribune, K. Subrahmanyam, Nov 07, 2007)
The US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice dissuaded General Musharraf from imposing an Emergency a few weeks ago.
- Manmohan To Visit Russia On Sunday (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay a two-day visit to Russia from November 11. The visit is in continuation of the tradition of holding annual summit meetings between the heads of government, which started seven years ago.
- Dalai Diplomacy (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 07, 2007)
If China thought it had effectively marginalised the Dalai Lama in recent years, it is being forced to think again. In the last few months, the Dalai Lama has once again shot back to international prominence.
- 20 Taliban Dead In Nato-Afghan Air Raids (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
At least 20 Taliban-linked rebels were killed in joint NATO-Afghan air raids in western Afghanistan, an army general said on Tuesday.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pakistan Election Date (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Press Under Pressure (Frontline, Iboyaima Laithangbam, Nov 07, 2007)
Media organisations in Manipur face frequent interference from insurgent groups but they do not compromise on ethics.
- “Defence Deals Not At The Cost Of Transparency” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Defence Minister A.K. Antony has said that defence deals will not be rushed into at the cost of transparency. The government is taking all efforts to modernise the armed forces.
- Warmongering Against Iran (Frontline, JOHN CHERIAN, Nov 07, 2007)
The U.S. imposes draconian sanctions on Iran while preparing the ground for a military attack on the Islamic republic.
- Black Smoke... Lots Of People Lying Dead (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A bomb attack targeted a group of lawmakers in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 28 people, including five parliamentarians, officials said.
- Reverse Swing (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
There is no stopping the war machine in Sri Lanka. After taking Thoppigala, the last jungle stronghold of the Liberation Tigers of the Tamil Eelam in the east only months ago, the government has dealt another crippling blow to the . . . . .
- “Adopt Multi-Pronged Strategy Against Terrorism” (Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
The Sri Lanka military announced on Tuesday that three civilians of Thambarawava village in the south of the country were hacked to death by unknown assailants on Monday night and their bodies were found by the villagers the next morning.
- Bush Urges Musharraf To Hold Elections (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pushing Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to lift Emergency, U.S. President George W Bush has asked the General to shed military uniform and hold elections “as soon as possible”, adding his voice to the wave of international condemnation against . . . .
- Us To Follow 'Carrot And Stick' Policy On Pak Crisis (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 07, 2007)
The United States has let it be known that it will pursue a policy of "carrots and sticks" to get Pakistan back to a constitutional path, to see that President Pervez Musharraf gives up his post of the Army Chief and to ensure that elections . . . .
- 'Mush Can't Protect Nukes' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has cast doubts on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's ability to prevent extremists from getting hold of the country's nuclear arsenal.
- Karuna’S Trial For “War Crimes” Urged (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 07, 2007)
Britain’s human rights groups have demanded investigation into allegations of “war crimes” against the rebel LTTE leader, “Col.” Karuna Amman, who was arrested here last week for allegedly travelling on a false passport.
- Friendly Advice (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
SUPPORT for Gen Musharraf in western capitals, especially Washington, and which many Pakistanis begrudged him, is fast withering.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 07, 2007)
When the securities scam ran riot during his stewardship of the finance ministry, Dr Manmohan Singh diagnosed the malaise as “systemic failure”.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
Is Pakistan’s sickness terminal? To determine this one needs to diagnose. And what does a diagnosis reveal? Consider, first, the Pakistan army.
- ‘N-Deals Will Boost Energy Security’ (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Battling a stiff Left resistance, an apparently confident Congress-led UPA government declared today that the civil nuclear cooperation with the United States of America and other countries, as and when it succeeded, would strengthen the . . . .
- Big Crackdown In Tribal Border Belt (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday gave a go-ahead for a massive military action in the restive tribal areas to crush pro-Taliban and Al Qaeda militants once for all.
- Despair In The Air (Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
IT was the proverbial calm before the storm. For nearly four months before the October 22 pre-dawn ground and aerial attack on the Anuradhapura airbase in the North Central Province by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the silence from . . . .
- Us Steps Up Pressure On Musharraf (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Stepping up pressure, the US has asked pervez Musharraf to quickly shed his uniform and restore democracy, with President George W Bush warning that Washington would deal with the situation if the Pakistani military ruler fails to take his "advice".
- Life Term For S.A. Basha (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Nov 07, 2007)
AFTER a trial that lasted more than five years, the Coimbatore serial bomb blasts case came to an end in late October with the sentencing of the key accused by the Special Court (bomb blasts case).
- Action Replay (Frontline, DIONNE BUNSHA, Nov 07, 2007)
THE emperor has no clothes. He has been stripped bare. And it is not a pretty sight. In fact, it is ghastly. So horrific that everyone is looking away.
- Resting On Laurels (Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
At the end of two years in office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa remains far from meeting his promise of solving the ethnic conflict.
- The Chinese Dream (Frontline, P. S. SURYANARAYANA, Nov 07, 2007)
The 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China re-elects Hu Jintao as general secretary and amends the party constitution.
- Friend In Need (Frontline, Vladimir Radyuhin , Nov 07, 2007)
PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin, when he travelled to Teheran last month, became the first Russian leader after Josef Stalin to visit Iran.
- Secure That Button And Fast! (Business Line, B. S. Raghavan , Nov 07, 2007)
There are as yet no signs of General Pervez Musharraf preparing to return to civilian rule. Actually, there is considerable confusion about the future scenario.
- Musharraf’S Second Coup (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Nov 07, 2007)
The unanimous view is that Gen Musharraf took the drastic step of imposing Emergency in Pakistan because he was sure that the Supreme Court would give an adverse judgment on his election as President.
- 'Musharraf Has Broken His Word' (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said she is committed to leading an all-party movement against President General Pervez Musharraf, to lift the emergency rule he clamped on Saturday, but will hold off on street demonstrations for now.
- Sacked Pak Cj: Rise Up Against Musharraf (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 07, 2007)
Teleph-one lines and cellphones went dead in Islamabad on Tuesday within minutes of sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry telling a meeting of lawyers over the telephone that Gen. Pervez Musharraf had declared . . . . . .
- Fazlullah’S Militants Seize Another Town (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Militants seized a town in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday and hoisted their flags over buildings after security forces surrendered, AFP quoted police and residents as saying.
- Only One Way Out For General Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Whatever the provocations that led to this state of affairs, we categorically reject General Pervez Musharraf’s November 3 decision to impose a Provisional Constitutional Order and Proclamation of Emergency in the country. . . . . .
- Giving Green Power A Policy Boost (Business Line, N. Ramakrishnan , Nov 07, 2007)
India’s green energy proponents are looking for a major policy boost to the sector, one that will significantly increase the use of renewable sources for energy generation, including in the transportation sector.
- Ulfa’S Attempts To Blast Ongc Pipeline Foiled, Ied, Bomb Found (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Major disasters were averted on Tuesday in Upper Assam's Sibsagar district with the recovery of a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on an ONGC oil pipeline and a bottle bomb near the office of Superintendent of Police here . . . . .
- Bush Tells General To Give Up His Uniform (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pushing Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to lift emergency, US President George W. Bush asked the General to shed military uniform and hold elections "as soon as possible", adding his voice to the wave of international condemnation against the measure.
- Fight Against Junta: The Uprising Is Not Over (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 07, 2007)
The military may control the streets and monasteries, but they will never be able to control the hearts or determination of the people.
- Bhutto Doubts Musharraf’S Ability To Control Nukes (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Opposition Leader Benazir Bhutto has cast doubts on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s ability to prevent extremists from getting hold of the country’s nuclear arsenal.
- Army Keeps Watch On Fallout Of Pak Emergency In J&k (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
With around 1,500 militants "active" in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army is closely watching whether General Pervez Musharraf will counter-balance his crackdown on jehadis on Pakistan's western front by boosting support to militancy in India.
- Generally Lincoln (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Nov 07, 2007)
Somebody’s got to tell the general. Somebody has to pluck enough courage and ask for another televised address so we can understand why he ditched Ataturk for Abe.
- Ex-Spy Chief Tipped To Be Next Pak President (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani, who was promoted as deputy chief of army staff on October 7 and is former head of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), is the favourite to become the next president if Musharraf is forced from power following political . . . .
- Bush To Mush: Hold Elections, Shed Uniform (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
In his first public comments since the imposition of emergency rule in Pakistan, Bush expressed hope that Musharraf would restore democracy as "quickly as possible" but declined to say what the United States will do by way of assistance if the . . . .
- Us Aid Review To Pak Relief For India (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Nov 07, 2007)
India, for long a victim of American arming of Pakistan with lethal weapons, may finally find some relief if Washington is serious about its decision to review its aid to Islamabad and does a fair job of it.
- A War Against 'Terror' (Deccan Herald, Deepali Gaur Singh, Nov 07, 2007)
Even as the mighty Soviets of the 80’s were withdrawing from Afghanistan following their resistance from an army of disparate guerrillas who had humbled them by their sheer resilience (and definitely not without statistical help from their . . .
- Other Voices - American Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
BY imposing martial law, Gen Pervez Musharraf has pushed nuclear-armed Pakistan further along a perilous course and underscored the failure of President Bush’s policy towards a key ally in the war on terrorism.
- Oil Wars Have Already Started (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
IS the war in Iraq and Afghanistan really a fight for the last traces of oil and gas left on earth? After Alan Greenspan’s (former chairman of the US Federal Reserve) outburst comes the report of the Germany-based Energy Watch Group to . . . . .
- Two Coups In A Row (Dawn, Khalid Jawed Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
General Musharraf has once again imposed ‘martial law’ in the country and suspended the Constitution of Pakistan. Eight years ago when the elected prime minister had dismissed him from the office of COAS, he had responded by overthrowing . . . . . .
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