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Bush Must Wait, Musharraf Backs Down On Emergency: Update

Posted by bosskitty on August 9, 2007

Pakistani Official Says Musharraf Rejects State of Emergency
Chosun Ilbo, South Korea – 28 minutes ago
Pakistani officials say President Pervez Musharraf does not intend to declare a state of emergency. Ruling party head Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain made the

No emergency rule’ for Pakistan
CNN International – 38 minutes ago
LAHORE, Pakistan (CNN) — Pakistan’s embattled president Gen. Pervez Musharraf will not impose a state of emergency — a move that would bolster military

Pakistan Stocks Fall Most in Three Weeks: World’s Biggest Mover
Bloomberg – 39 minutes ago
By Farhan Sharif Aug. 9 (Bloomberg) — Pakistan’s stocks posted their biggest drop in three weeks following television reports that President Pervez

Pakistan on edge as Musharraf considers emergency rule
National Post, Canada – 1 hour ago
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf was holding a meeting of aides and political allies on Thursday to consider declaring

Pakistan confusion over emergency
Aljazeera.net, Qatar – 2 hours ago
The leader of Pakistan’s ruling party has said there is no chance that Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s president, will declare a state of emergency.

Well,  the noise about Musharraf’s Emergency may have caused him second thoughts.  Bloggers and news media should be proud to have contributed to this development.  It is difficult to pull off an emergency event when so many know about the plan.  Yes, Musharraf is in trouble.  No, declaring an emergency to maintain control is not acceptable.  Don’t give Bush any ideas.  By alerting the population about a “terror attack” before Bush arranges one,  may just be our best defense.  We need to show him we are on to his plan!

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