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Facing Arrest, Musharraf Flees
Courtroom in Pakistan

New York Times, by Declan Walsh

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 4/18/2013 12:24:44 PM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In his latest setback since returning from exile last month, the former military ruler Pervez Musharraf quickly fled a courtroom on Thursday after a judge revoked his bail and ordered his arrest. Mr. Musharraf and his security detail pushed through a large crowd outside the Islamabad High Court after the hearing, then sped away in a convoy of S.U.V.s as lawyers chased behind, shouting insults.

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Reads like a scene from a Woddy Allen movie..

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYBruin, 4/18/2013 12:32:45 PM     (No. 9282677)

Off to his villa in Switzerland, no doubt - paid for us US aid he was able to siphon off!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 4/18/2013 12:49:11 PM     (No. 9282746)

Wherever he may be going, and with whatever money he may or may not have stolen is irrelevant to the fact that since his ouster, Pohkeestahn has become far far more dangerous.

Way to go O!! Another foreign policy success......as defined by the left;
F.P.S. = America Loses.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: schnapps, 4/18/2013 2:35:16 PM     (No. 9282994)

Musharraf was our ally after 9/11. It takes huge guts to walk the tightrope he had to walk with half his country hating him and the USA. He must know that by returning to Pakistan the jihadists will do a Benazir Bhutto on him. He lives by his wits day to day. Let´s hope they don´t fail him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 4/18/2013 3:42:16 PM     (No. 9283188)

Yes, Reply #3.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 4/18/2013 7:04:51 PM     (No. 9283565)

Mushaffaf is not our enemy. But too many Pakistanis are. America needs to act accordingly.

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