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Election in Pakistan to be held on Jan. 8: Musharraf

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posted on Nov, 19 2007 @ 01:02 AM
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Election in Pakistan to be held on Jan. 8: Musharraf


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President Pervez Musharraf said he wants a national election to be held in Pakistan on January 8, but despite pressure from the United States over the weekend he did not say whether emergency rule would be revoked beforehand.
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posted on Nov, 19 2007 @ 01:02 AM
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It looks like Negroponte was successful. It also looks like Musharaf had a price.

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Citing unnamed US military officials, the newspaper said Sunday the plan had been outlined in a strategy paper prepared by the staff the Special Operations Command, but has not been formally approved by the command's leaders.

However some elements of the strategy, The Times said, have already been given the green light in principle by the Pentagon and its Pakistani partners.

These include a 350-million-dollar proposal to train and equip the Pakistani Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force that currently has about 85,000 members coming mostly from border tribes.

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