Bush Admin. Gives Musharraf High-Profile Boost | Talking Points Memo

Last week, TPMmuckraker reported that some U.S. intelligence analysts think it’s curtains for Pakistan’s embattled General Pervez Musharraf. Musharraf has been the linchpin of U.S. policy in Pakistan ever since 9/11, but he now faces growing and multifaceted opposition — everyone from Islamists to democrats — after he sacked the country’s chief Supreme Court justice in March. But while Musharraf is running out of friends in Islamabad, he’s still got many in Washington.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=180608