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Musharaff and Pakistan State of Emergency

Musharraf 2007 Emergency Rule Declared Illegal By Pakistani Court

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state of emergency former President Pervez Musharraf imposed in 2007 was unconstituti...

Summoning Musharraf To Court Sends Out A "Crucial" Message For Pakistan

Maria Tirmizi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Maria Tirmizi

The development has historic significance in a country where Martial Law has been imposed four times, each one accompanied by a nod from a submissive Supreme Court.

How Deeply is the U.S. involved in the Afghan Drug Trade?

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Special for the Huffington Post By Eric Margolis October 15, 2008 Afghanistan is in a `downward spiral,' the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of S...

Goodbye 'Mush' -- Don't Come Back

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Aside from senior army generals, the wealthy elite, and a handful of fat cat politicians, the widely hated Musharraf was left with almost no support at home.

Benazir Bhutto Supporters Attacked Leaving Rally, 20 Feared Dead

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A suicide bomber attacked supporters of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto as they were leaving a rally on Thursday and at least 20 people wer...

Musharraf Ends Emergency Rule

AP | PAUL ALEXANDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Pervez Musharraf lifted Pakistan's six-week-old state of emergency and restored the constitution Saturday, easing a crackdown that has enrag...

Bhutto Under House Arrest Again

AP | MATTHEW ROSENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bhutto was trapped in a padlocked house surrounded by thousands of riot police, trucks, tractors loaded with sand, and a row of metal barricades toppe...

Musharraf Rejects Rice's Call To End Emergency Decree

New York Times | CARLOTTA GALL, DAVID ROHDE and JANE PERLEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president of Pakistan, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, rejected an appeal by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to lift the state of emergency, insisting ...

Pakistan Opposition Leader Bhutto Calls On Musharraf To Resign

AP | MATTHEW ROSENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Opposition leader Benazir Bhutto on Tuesday called on Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf to resign and ruled out serving under him in a future...

Musharraf Sees No Emergency In Ending Emergency Rule | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This weekend, Gen. Pervez Musharraf took two steps forward and three steps back in quelling the unrest in his country. The Pakistani president announc...