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Pakistan / State of Emergency / Demonstrations / A Discussion #877153

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 06, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The clash of police and protesters in Pakistan following President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule introduced.

(Islamabad: Zain Verjee) The tension in nuclear-armed Pakistan featured; scenes shown of the mass protests and mass arrests. [Voice of lawyer in hiding Ayesha Tammy HAQ†- comments.] [Former Prime Minister Benazir BHUTTO†- says we ended up in martial law.] [Center for International and Strategic Studies Arnaud De BORCHGRAVE†- calls it the most dangerous crisis in the world since Pakistan is spinning out of control.] The extent of the lawyer-led demonstrations in Pakistan discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Joe Johns) Keeping Them Honest report on how Pakistan is spending US-given aid presented; statistics on US funding for Pakistan's role in the war on terror cited. [Center for International and Strategic Studies Rick BARTON†- cites the amount going directly to the Pakistani military; calls it a handshake deal.] [Pakistani ambassador to US Mahmud Ali DURANI†- cites Pakistan's accountability.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - questions where the money goes.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN terrorism analyst Peter Bergen and "Newsweek International" editor Fareed Zakaria about Pakistan. [BERGEN - says there is a dropoff in advances against the Taliban so the money to Pakistan is less helpful; states no one knows what happens next and that Musharraf believes he can save the country.] [ZAKARIA - says the US is trapped in the war on terrorism: that it needs the help of the Pakistan military; states Pakistan likes a weak Afghanistan so they only do so much against the Taliban; suggests there will be a negotiated succession.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Verjee, Zain;
Johns, Joe
Duration:
00:12:20

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