Politics by other means: General Pervez Musharraf plans to stay

A new wave of violence in Pakistan today left thirty-six people dead, raising the death toll to 165 since President Pervez Musharraf‘s recent decision to send troops into the country’s militant-ridden tribal areas.

A new Economist article says President Pervez Musharraf has evidently chosen war as a means for holding onto power, ahead of Pakistan’s October elections.

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