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  Pervez Musharraf
Musharraf was born in Daryaganj in Delhi, India, but moved with his parents to Karachi, Pakistan during the partition of India (1947).
Musharraf's emotional ties to the United States may be conjectured to be significant since at least two close members of his family live there: his brother, a doctor, lives in Chicago, and his son lives in Boston.
Musharraf said he would prefer some kind of "international guarantees" for implementation of any pact reached with India on the Kashmir issue, which he wants to be settled in a year's time.
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 Pakistan Facts - General Pervez Musharraf
Pervez Musharraf was the second of three brothers born in an educated Syed family.
Musharraf then started the policy of bringing in Punjabis and Pashtuns from outside and settling them in Gilgit and Baltistan in order to reduce the Kashmiri Shi?ites to a minority in their traditional land and this policy continues to this day.
Pervez Musharraf was forced to recall his soldiers and the paramilitaries that went with them.
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 Newsvine - pervez-musharraf
President Gen. Pervez Musharraf is fighting to maintain control of Pakistan in the face of rising Islamic militancy and a secular pro-democracy movement.
President Gen. Pervez Musharraf has touted Pakistan's independent media as a major accomplishment of his years in power, but journalists say recent restrictions on coverage of a political crisis are a sign that government tolerance has its limits.
Pervez Musharraf was told that without "swift and decisive action," militancy could engulf the country.
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 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Profile: President Pervez Musharraf
Mr Sharif's subsequent attempt to dismiss General Musharraf as chief of army staff led instead to the army's dismissal of Nawaz Sharif.
General Musharraf was on an aircraft coming back from Sri Lanka when he heard news of his dismissal, yet was still organised enough to rally troops to his cause soon after landing and to seize power.
General Musharraf will also be only too aware of Pakistan's old complaint of being picked up and then rapidly forgotten by the US once its strategic interests shift.
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 Pervez Musharraf - The Huffington Post
Pakistan's President General Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency on November 3rd after the Pakistani Supreme Court indicated it would overturn the results of an illegitimate election that would have extended Musharraf's term as president.
President General Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency on November 3rd after the Pakistani Supreme Court indicated it would overturn the results of an illegitimate election that would have extended Musharraf's term as president.
President Pervez Musharraf has defended the imposition of emergency rule as necessary to stabilize the country in the face of attacks by religious militants....
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 Musharraf swears in new cabinet - CNN.com
Former chairman of the Senate Mohammad Mian Soomro was sworn in as prime minister.
Musharraf's term was set to end Thursday, but the military leader remained at the helm via extraordinary powers granted through an emergency declaration he issued Nov. 3 that extends his presidential term.
Musharraf has since sacked nearly all of the Supreme Court justices and replaced them with his allies.
www.cnn.com /2007/WORLD/asiapcf/11/16/pakistan.wrap/index.html?section=cnn_latest   (948 words)

  
 Tags - Pervez Musharraf - Instablogs Community
Immediately after Musharraf declared emergency his juniors in the government were talking of the possibility of the parliamentary polls being delayed by a year.
Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has been struggling of late to cope with the growing voices of dissidence against him and his military regime.
One of the stiffest opponents to the Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is the former Prime Minister of the nation Benazir Bhutto.
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 Pervez Musharraf News - The New York Times
As General Musharraf recounted in his 2006 memoir, he felt he had little choice but to side with an enraged United States in a fight that the led to the fall of the Taliban, Pakistan's erstwhile allies in Afghanistan.
The move appeared to be an effort by Gen. Pervez Musharraf to reassert power in the face of opposition.
Pervez Musharraf declined to tell a senior American envoy when he would lift a two-week-old state of emergency.
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 Pervez Musharraf Faces Challenges
President Musharraf, the son of an educated, politically and socially moderate family, is turning his vision into reality by trying to modernize the country's educational system and reduce poverty.
Pervez Musharraf (r) and U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at the Pentagon in 2002
But Xenia Dormandy, Executive Director for Research at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, says Pervez Musharraf is in a difficult situation, given Pakistan's political turmoil, its war on terror and its relations with its neighbors and the United States.
www.voanews.com /english/archive/2006-07/Musharraf2006-07-18-voa65.cfm   (1113 words)

  
 News About Central Asia
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has ignored the urgent calls, not to mention the demands, from his chief sponsors, the U.S. and Europe (as represented by Britain and Germany) to lift the state of emergency, restore constitutional order and civilian rule in the country.
Musharraf was completely honest in his address to the nation when he said, "a threat to democracy will grow unless immediate preventive measures are taken." His ratio...
Musharraf was completely honest in his address to the nation when he said, "A threat to democracy will grow unless immediate preventive measures are tak...
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 Pervez Musharraf Biography - Biography.com
The son of a diplomat, Musharraf was raised in Karachi, Pakistan, and Turkey.
Musharraf served as Company Commander of the special service Commando Battalion in the 1971 war.
Following the September 11 terror attacks, the United States sought Musharraf’s support, promising more than $1 billion in aid to Pakistan, one of the only countries in the world to formally recognize the Taliban.
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 FOXNews.com - Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf Appears on 'Daily Show' - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News ...
Pervez Musharraf's tete-a-tete with Stewart on the Comedy Central program was even more unlikely than the much-anticipated meeting between Musharraf, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and President Bush, planned for Wednesday.
Musharraf's appearance on "The Daily Show," which was taped late Tuesday to air Tuesday evening, was the first time a sitting head of state appeared on the program, a show spokesman said.
To conclude the interview, Stewart put Musharraf on the "Seat of Heat," a new feature for the program in which red lights flash around the studio and the guest is asked a final question.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,216034,00.html   (680 words)

  
 CBC News In Depth: Pakistan
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf spoke bluntly in an interview with the CBC on Sept. 26, 2006, saying among other things that the death toll among Canadian soldiers fighting in Afghanistan pales in comparison to the losses among his country's troops.
Musharraf: Obviously, one knew that the reaction will be very, very strong, and they are going to hit anyone who comes in the way.
Musharraf: Yes, but that was, if I may clarify, yes, we had, we were one of the three countries other than Saudi Arabia who had recognized the Taliban, and we had a mission there.
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 FRONTLINE: return of the taliban: interviews: gen. pervez musharraf | PBS
After the Sept. 11 attacks, Musharraf became a key ally to the United States in the war on terror.
Five years later, he is subject to increasing criticism from the United States that Pakistan has not done enough to stop the Taliban's resurgence, as his country continues to be a base for terror plots, including the plot to blow up airplanes bound for the United States revealed in the summer of 2006.
In this interview, Musharraf admits that the Taliban have taken hold in areas near the Afghan border, but he defends his military's efforts in the region as well as his intelligence service's success in arresting Al Qaeda leaders.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/taliban/interviews/musharraf.html   (3957 words)

  
 NETNDX : Pervez Musharraf News
Musharraf attends funeral of soldiers killed in Lal Masjid operation
Los compromisos de Musharraf: entre la traición y el interés.(Pervez Musharraf, Presidente de Paquistán)(TT: Musharraf's commitments: between treason and...
The Musharraf Regime and the Governance Crisis: A Case Study of the Government of Pakistan
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 International Institute for Strategic Studies - 7 Dec 04 - General Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan
On 7 December 2004, the President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf, addressed over 200 IISS members on ‘Global Challenges: Pakistan's Role’.
While India and Pakistan have agreed to explore all options on Kashmir, an ultimate resolution of the Kashmir dispute must be acceptable to both countries, as well as to the people of Kashmir.
The President said that Pakistan recently declined a tranche of IMF assistance; its economy is vibrant and the country is seeking growing trade and economic cooperation.
www.iiss.org /events-calendar/2004-events-archive/december-2004/general-pervez-musharraf   (275 words)

  
 Pervez Musharraf: in a vice | openDemocracy
The circumstances surrounding the destruction of a madrasa in Bajaur, which killed up to eighty-five people on 30 October 2006, demonstrate yet again the tricky nature of President Pervez Musharraf's current balancing act.
In particular, the involvement of the United States in the assault, and the nature of the protests in its aftermath, reveal Musharraf to be caught between the hammer of Washington's demands and the anvil of his people's rising anger.
Each time Musharraf acts to crack down on the jihadis proliferating across the tribal badlands that divide Pakistan and Afghanistan, the political dangers to him multiply.
www.opendemocracy.net /conflict-india_pakistan/Musharraf_4066.jsp   (1161 words)

  
 Pervez Musharraf - TIME
Standing between order and that cataclysm, those leaders believe, is General Pervez Musharraf, the country's leader since 1999.
On Sept. 12, 2001, Musharraf made a snap decision to side with the U.S. in the not-yet-named global war on terrorism, despite his country's longtime support for the Taliban.
Called "my buddy" by George W. Bush, Musharraf, 62, has paid a price for his decision, having been the target of multiple assassination attempts by the militants who infest his country.
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 Pervez Musharraf — Blogs, Pictures, and more on WordPress
Pervez Musharraf facing criticism from US on Emergency Rule.
: Pervez Musharraf was put under pressure by Deputy Secretary of State Negroponte to restore the constitution and free political prisoners … more »
Pervez Musharraf will be President for next five years.
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 Area Pakistanis React to Musharraf's Move: 'It's a Huge Step Backwards' - washingtonpost.com
Cardiologist Anees Ahsan was watching satellite Pakistani TV from the treadmill in his Howard County home yesterday when he saw that President Pervez Musharraf had declared emergency rule and suspended the constitution.
Pakistani emigres in the Washington area are reacting to Musharraf's move with a mix of shock, sadness and deep concern for their homeland's future.
She and her husband, businessman Ray Mahmood, said they hoped Musharraf would now be able to do more to stop the increase in terrorist attacks.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/03/AR2007110301193.html   (747 words)

  
 Asia Times Online :: South Asia news, business and economy from India and Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With President General Pervez Musharraf naming his successor as head of the army, the United States-backed stage is set for Musharraf to be re-elected as president on Saturday and for Pakistan to move towards a civilian-based consensus government.
A lethal combination of President General Pervez Musharraf's declining public support, a significant rise in suicide attacks targeting the army, and the reluctance of soldiers in the area to engage tribal gangs militarily, further exacerbates the problem.
With Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf and his military establishment on the brink of a US-inspired power-sharing agreement with exiled former premier Benazir Bhutto, the political landscape is being redrawn.
www.atimes.com /atimes/South_Asia.html   (4095 words)

  
 General Pervez Musharraf [Born 1943]
General Pervez Musharraf, the second of three brothers, was born in Delhi on August 11, 1943.
On return to Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf received his education from Saint Patrick's High School, Karachi, and then from F. College, Lahore.
In 1961, he joined the Pakistan Military Academy and was commissioned in Artillery Regiment in 1964.
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