Monday, November 05, 2007

The Price of Imposing Martial Law

Western Nations Reconsider Pakistan Aid - 5 Nov 2007 at 11:51am - The Dutch government froze millions of dollars in environmental and educational assistance for Pakistan on Monday, as Western countries reviewed their aid to the nation in response to President Gen. Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose emergency rule. Pakistan's most important ally, the United States, criticized Musharraf and said aid would be reviewed, but indicated that it was unlikely that money for the war on terrorism would be at risk.
What would Mushy have to do to risk losing the money? And exactly what part in the So Called War On Terror is Pakistan still playing (besides carrying out this martial-law trial)?

Experts: No evidence of Iranian nuclear weapons program - 5 Nov 2007 at 12:27pm - WASHINGTON — Despite President Bush's claims that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons that could trigger "World War III," experts in and out of government say there's no conclusive evidence that Tehran has an active nuclear-weapons program.

Alarmed US warns Pakistan relationship will change - 5 Nov 2007 at 12:55pm - WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States warned Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf Monday that "our relationship will not remain the same" unless he reverses course on a state of emergency and steers back to democracy.

Thought for the day:
A revolution is a struggle between the past and the future. -Fidel Castro (1927 - )


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