Mon Dec 31, 2007 by Anil Kalhan
BusinessWeek: Debate Room – No Time to Desert Musharraf?
In the wake of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination and accompanying political instability in Pakistan, the U.S. should continue to back President Pervez Musharraf. Pro or con?
CON: DISTANCE IS THE BEST POLICY
by Anil Kalhan, Fordham Law School
Benazir Bhutto’s assassination reveals flaws in the Bush Administration’s personality-driven approach to foreign policy. By continuing to support Pervez Musharraf, the Administration is backing a regime that lacks legitimacy with the Pakistani people and has proven unable to diminish terrorism–even with the draconian powers Musharraf assumed in November.
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