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So Much for Pakistan's Pretend Democracy-But Why Is the US Still Supporting Them?
 


4 November 2007 at 1:49:28 AM
salon

Mushareff has always been a military dictator, despite the pretense of Pakistan being a Democracy. But, because he wanted to continue to sport his military credentials, the Supreme Court was probably going to prevent him from fighting the election of the president. What did he do?

Gen. Pervez Musharraf suspended Pakistan's constitution and deployed troops in the capital Saturday, declaring that rising Islamic extremism had forced him to take emergency measures. He also replaced the nation's chief justice and blacked out the independent media that refused to support him.

Okay. So Pakistan continues to be a dictatorship. But why would the United States be using OUR tax money to support that, via military support?????

The U.S. called for Musharraf to restore democracy. However, the Pentagon said the emergency declaration does not affect U.S. military support for Pakistan and its efforts in the war on terrorism.


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