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Thursday, June 14, 2007

GOP Rep, Fmr State Dept Official Admonish Bush For Support Of Pakistan

AP BARRY SCHWEID June 14, 2007 09:17 PM
President Bush's alliance with Pakistan's leader came under fire from a Republican congressman who said Thursday the U.S. should not support what he branded a military dictatorship. At a House hearing on human rights, shortcomings in Saudi Arabia,Iran and Uzbekistan were the designated topics.
But an official from Human Rights Watch added Pakistan to the mix. Tom Malinowski, a former State Department official, characterized the government of Pakistan's president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, as "the most egregious and harmful example of...


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