Inside Pakistan as Troops Hit the Streets

The declaration of emergency came quietly. We were driving around the streets of Islamabad at dusk, when a small number of police began gathering outside government buildings and at a few key checkpoints. Within hours those numbers would grow. When the declaration was made official, hundreds of police in riot gear gathered in front of President Pervez Musharraf's palace, the parliament building and the Supreme Court. Steel and cement barriers were hastily put in place outside the buildings,...Full Story
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