Gen. Pervez Musharraf Resigns: Video and Pictorial

Posted on August 18, 2008
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Adil Najam In a nationally televised speech, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan, has just announced his resignation, pre-empting a move to impeach him by the parliament. This post has been updated to add news photos from this momentous day in Pakistan’s political history. The pictures speak eloquently of the moods and thoughts of the […]

What are Benazir Bhutto and Pervez Musharraf up to?

Posted on April 19, 2007
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Adil Najam Rumors of a ‘deal’ between PPP leader Benazir Bhutto and Gen. Pervez Musharraf have been rife for a long time. All indications now suggest that a deal of some sort has, in fact, been reached. The ferocity with which the rumors are being denied – with obvious insincerity – suggests that something is […]

Adil Najam Not totally unexpectedly, Gen. Pervez Musharraf has announced that he will return to active politics, that he will contest in the next elections whenever they are held, and that he will form a new political party. How do you react to this news? Is it great, good, irrelevant, bad, or terrible news? Cast […]