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Pakistan / State of Emergency #893656

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 03, 2007
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(Studio: Tony Harris) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf declaring martial law and suspending the constitution introduced; scenes shown from Islamabad. [MUSHARRAF†- says inaction would have been suicide.] [Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE†- criticizes the decision.]

(Studio: Tony Harris) How problems in Pakistan could translate to problems for the US examined; details given on concerns about terrorism, nuclear weapons, and US-Pakistan relations. Taped telephone interview held with former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. [BHUTTO†- says she would like to see Musharraf restore the constitution and hold a free election.] [Pakistan Ambassador to US Mahmud Ali DURRANI†- says extra-constitutional measures are required to combat the terrorist threat.]

Harris, Tony

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