I will be surprised if Musharraf lasts even six months: SchafferNovember 14th, 2007 - 8:28 am ICT by admin
The Bush Administration must now start “from the premise that (Musharraf) has gone, whether the people chuck him out or the military chucks him out,” said Xenia Dormandy, a former South Asia expert at the US National Security Council, the Daily Times reported.
US media reports said, Washington is of the opinion that the state of emergency in Pakistan will be short-lived and Musharraf will resign as army chief and hold elections by January 15.
The New York Times said the White House is stuck in wait-and-see mode, with limited options and a lack of clarity about the way forward”. (ANI)
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