So much for global stability and national security, as the US wasted and is still wasting billions supporting Pervez Musharraf's nuclear armed pirate dictatorship, were only nations of fools, tools and cannon fodder support such nonsense.
US 'nightmare': Will Pakistan chaos let al Qaeda get nukes?
"In the war on terror there is no country more strategically critical than Pakistan," ABC's Terry Moran said on Nightline Monday, "and tonight Pakistan is on the edge of a political abyss."
The nuclear state, which is battling encroaching al Qaeda fighters at its borders, has descended into chaos after President Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency and suspended Pakistan's constitution. Taliban fighters and al Qaeda terrorists who had sought refuge in the mountainous border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan are moving into more populated regions of Pakistan and they appear emboldened by the chaos erupting from Musharraf's crackdown.
Thousands Face Down Pakistani Police
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Police fired tear gas and clubbed thousands of lawyers protesting President Gen. Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose emergency rule, as Western allies threatened to review aid to the troubled Muslim nation. Opposition groups put the number of arrests at 3,500, although the government reported half that.
Musharraf's Military Aid Flows On
THE Bush administration signalled yesterday it would keep billions of dollars flowing to Pakistan's military, as President Pervez Musharraf insisted "free and fair" elections would be held on schedule despite his assumption of draconian state of emergency powers at the weekend.
Get used to paying more and having less, since the idea that any side of the US two party system supports you is the biggest joke of all.
Dems Prepare Yet Another Blank Check for Wars
Democratic leaders in Congress are quietly preparing to give President Bush essentially everything he wants to keep the Iraq war going for at least another six months without forcing any change in course.