You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of democracy, social justice and the equality of mankind in your own native soil. [Mohammed Ali Jinnah]

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Back in Pakistan, Sharif blasts Musharraf

Take look at what New York Times wrote after the arrival of Nawaz Sharif to Pakistan, one can distinguish the way they 'described' (especially the first paragraph) him as compared to other 'liberal' leaders of Pakistan.

As prime minister in the 1990s, Nawaz Sharif was a religiously conservative, nationalist leader who allowed the Taliban to flourish in Afghanistan and detonated a nuclear weapon despite an American plea not to.

Now Mr. Sharif is back in Pakistan after an eight-year absence, promoted by Saudi Arabia but seen by the Bush administration as a wild card who could complicate its support for the president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf. more…

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