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Bush's Ally in Pakistan Forced Out

August 20, 2008

The forced resignation of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf marked another rebuff to George W. Bush’s “war on terror” strategy with his departing ally still facing legal and personal danger.

According to the Guardian newspaper, Musharraf’s problems are far from over. Though covered for his military coup in 1999 by a constitutional amendment, he has no such protection for the state of emergency he declared last fall, and is thus open to prosecution as long as he remains in Pakistan.

(The written story continues below.)

There are also a lot of people-mainly Islamic militants-who want to kill him. According to the Hindu newspaper, “Musharraf’s exit is unlikely to undo Pakistani militants.“

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