Musharraf plays his last ace

We smell ‘regime change’ here, but it’s not yet clear who’s behind it. Bhutto’s arrival, the ‘attack’ on her, followed by Musharraf’s crackdown (panic or planned?) — it all feels staged. We’ll see…. PID

Nov 6 KARACHI (ASIA TIMES) — President General Pervez Musharraf’s second coup was his ace card to extend his stay in power. Washington’s tacit approval for the implementation of “extraordinary powers” was conditional on increased endeavors against militancy in Pakistan in support of the US-led “war on terror”. But with Musharraf having played his last card, anything could happen. Full Report