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Musharraf himself crossed LoC during Kargil mission

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI – In an explosive revelation, Colonel (r) Ashfaq Hussain has accused former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf of aggression against India in 1999, saying the former army chief had himself crossed the Line of Control (LoC).
Hussain, in his book Witness to Blunder, said the Kargil mission was masterminded by Major General Javed Hassan, General Mehmood and General Aziz. “They made Musharraf agree to the plans which later led to a limited conflict between India and Pakistan,” he wrote. Hussain claimed Musharraf had himself crossed the LoC and spent a night on the Indian-controlled side. “On March 28, 1999 General Pervez Musharraf crossed 11 kms beyond the LoC on a helicopter and was escorted by Colonel Amjad Shabbir at a location named Zakriya Mustakar.” He wrote Pakistan began its operation in Kargil on December 18, 1998 when Captain Nadeem, Captain Ali and Hawaldaar Lalak Jaan crossed the LoC to carry out a recce.Read More »Musharraf himself crossed LoC during Kargil mission

Pakistan needs Government backed by military, bureaucracy

All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Quaid Pervez Musharraf has said Pakistan is desperately in need of a democratic government that has support both from military and bureaucracy. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of APML office in Texas (USA), the APML Quaid in his inaugural address underscored that both PPP and PML-N has lost supporting hands from military and bureaucracy. He said that when he assumed power in 1999; the country was on the verge of bankruptcy but with day-in and day-out struggle of few years, Pakistan was enlisted among the 11 countries’ list with the fastest growth and progress ratio. Read More »Pakistan needs Government backed by military, bureaucracy

Don’t mess with Pakistan —By Pervez Musharraf

Sporadic and superficial global support has made Pakistanis feel dangerously betrayed

The world is watching Pakistan, and rightly so. It’s a happening place. Pakistan is at the center of geostrategic revolution and realignments. The economic, social and political aspirations of China, Afghanistan, Iran, and India turn on securing peace, prosperity, and stability in Pakistan. Our country can be an agent of positive change, one that creates unique economic interdependencies between central, west and south Asian countries and the Middle East through trade and energy partnerships. Or there’s the other option: the borderless militancy Pakistan is battling could take down the whole region.
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Pervez Musharraf most popular Pakistani leader on Facebook

* Zardari follows with Nawaz on third spot
* Bloggers believe key reason for ex-president’s popularity is his liberal ideology

By Afnan Khan

LAHORE: The face of Pakistani leadership may be entirely different now compared to a few years back but the Facebook fan club of former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf with over 100,000 fans shows that the former president still rules the roost, at least in the cyberworld, beating President Asif Ali Zardari’s page, which has over 86,000 fans.
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ISLAMABAD: PML-Q, MQM to shoot down anti-Musharraf resolution

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By Tariq Butt
The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) are independently determined to scuttle the move to have a unanimous resolution passed by the National Assembly, seeking the trial of Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges.

“We will certainly not vote for this kind of resolution as Musharraf’s trial is not an issue on this occasion,” PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain told The News.Read More »ISLAMABAD: PML-Q, MQM to shoot down anti-Musharraf resolution

Musharraf post-July 31 2009 —Dr Hasan-Askari Rizvi

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Revenge appears to be a consideration for the demand from some political parties and political circles to put Pervez Musharraf on trial for high treason. Such negative sentiments tend to surface in Pakistani politics from time to time; in most cases this trend has had negative consequences for the political process

The Supreme Court announced a history-making judgement on July 31 which rejected the tradition of providing legal cover to the military’s assumption of power under the Doctrine of Necessity. The fourteen-member bench declared that General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s decision to impose emergency and replace the Constitution with provisional constitutional order (PCO) on November 3, 2007 was illegal and unconstitutional. All actions taken by the Musharraf government during the emergency period — November 3-December 15, 2007 — have been knocked out.Read More »Musharraf post-July 31 2009 —Dr Hasan-Askari Rizvi

US experts seek Musharraf’s opinion

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The policy experts from the Pakistan Policy Working Group, an independent bipartisan think-tank, met with Musharraf at the US embassy, according to the sources. The US experts, who are drawing policy lines related to Pakistan for the new administration, asked the former military ruler about his expert opinion over the current social, economic and political situation in South Asia.Read More »US experts seek Musharraf’s opinion