Gen. Musharraf Unplugged

Posted on September 27, 2006
Filed Under >Adil Najam, People, Politics
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Adil Najam

A few readers have asked us to provide links to various media appearances by Gen. Musharraf here on ATP. A very good and constantly updated colelction is available at Trekker’s blog here.

Meanwhile, we are providing video clips of some of the most talked appearances (rather, those that are available on the web for linking).

Daily ShowRelated ATP Posts on Gen. Musharraf’s new book, In the Line of Fire and his US visit here, here, here, here, and here.

First, the much talked about appearance on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show and then the apperance on 60 Minutes. Third we have updated this post to include the CNN interview by Wolf Blitzer. We have also added the most pertinent part of the White House Press Conference with President Bush and President Musharraf.

You can view his appearance on 60 Minutes here:

Here is the first half of his appearance in CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer (cannot, yet, find the second half). FULL TRANSCRIPT of this interview can be read here:

Here is the middle part, the most pertinent and talked-about part, of the White House Press Conference with Presidents Bush and Musharraf:

Finally, here is the interview on PBS’s Charlie Rose, which has also been much discussed in the comments from our readers:

59 responses to “Gen. Musharraf Unplugged”

  1. KAWA1 says:

    If America wants any credibility and clout left in Pakistan, it must act wisely without wasting a single moment. Publicly declare that Musharraf must transition power smoothly to the elected party and ensure fair and free elections without any delay. They must give up their support to “one man” over 160 million people.

    Nawaz Shareef is a reality and Sep 10th will show them. They would be wise to see that now rather than wait and see when the “sinami” hits the federal capital… by then it will be too late!!

  2. PatExpat says:

    Nobody asked our enlightened moderate women protection touting leader about his remarks in 2005

    [quote post=”329″]“if you want to go abroad and get a visa for Canada or citizenship and be a millionaire, get yourself raped.”[/quote]

  3. Tzu says:

    I just spent some time watching these. He has lots of confidence. Looks like a strong leader.

  4. Babar says:

    Farrukh/Shabir et al: If we are talking about rhetoric and eloquence then Bhutto was the grand master. I’d recommend Stanley Wolpert’s

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