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With Bhutto Gone, Does Bush Have a Plan B? PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 December 2007 16:22
With Bhutto Gone, Does Bush Have a Plan B?

Salon.com - Juan Cole - December 28, 2007 - Bush

The Bush administration backed military dictator Musharraf to the hilt as a way of dealing with U.S. security and al-Qaida on the cheap while it poured hundreds of billions into Baghdad. George W. Bush was entirely willing to let the Pakistani judiciary, the rule of law, and any real democracy be gutted by an ambitious general. For Washington, allowing Bhutto to return to Pakistan was simply a way to shore up Musharraf

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