Some in U.S. Intelligence See Musharraf on His Way Out | Talking Points Memo

Since September 11, 2001, the U.S.’s Pakistan policy can be summed up in two words: Pervez Musharraf. But within the U.S. intelligence community, and in Pakistan, there’s a growing belief that the U.S.-friendly military dictator’s days are drawing to a close — and possibly within the next few months. It may be time for the U.S. to face what it’s long feared in the nuclear state: the prospect of chaos, rising Islamism or anti-Americanism that follows Musharraf.


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