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How to End State of Emergency 101
Saturday, 29 December 2007 05:57
by Jayne Lyn Stahl
News, this morning, of the cold-blooded, ruthless assassination of former Pakistani prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, cut me like a knife. It is wrenching to think no sooner did Bhutto request that the windows of her bulletproof vehicle be opened than bullets were fired into her face and neck.
Even more horrifying is the thought of an assassin laying in wait for just the right moment to strike. By not providing the former prime minister with the security she required, especially in light of the last suicide bombing, General Musharraf is, at best, guilty of criminal negligence. Just as President Bush may be viewed as being responsible for the events of 9/11 inasmuch as members of his administration ignored credible, and mounting, evidence that a bombing was imminent in the months beforehand.

Not only was this one murder which was wholly preventable, it speaks to the extraordinary lengths to which the Bush regime has gone to avoid recognizing the time bomb that is contemporary Pakistan. In their blood lust for oil, this administration's inactions will, in future, be viewed as nothing less than collaboration with the General's assault on his constitution, imposition of martial law, and now slaughter of a chief rival.

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Whether one thought of Bhutto as a Western shill, or a populist folk hero, her barbaric murder can only send shockwaves up and down the spine of even the most Machiavellian as it was an egregiously politically expedient move, especially in light of Pakistani elections which are less than two weeks away.

Not coincidentally, President Musharraf's other nemesis Nawaz Sharif's return to Islamabad was quickly interrupted, in September, by money laundering charges, and Sharif was shipped off to Saudi Arabia. Musharraf has figured out the most effective way to end a state of emergency: kill off one's opponents, or drive them back into exile.

Ultimately, it is you and I, American taxpayers, who have Benazir Bhutto's blood on our hands as we have been financing that thug in Pakistan whose handiwork is all over this assassination. Among the many insidious legacies of this White House will be the instability, and carnage that will result from a foreign policy that reeks of greed, irreverence for human life. and gaping irrelevance.

It's time to give marching orders to the same thugs who have held Washington, D.C. in a state of emergency since 9/11, send Pervez Musharraf packing, and Mr. Bush with him.

Not only does Congress need to investigate the mysterious disappearance of 5 million White House emails, as well as the wanton, and criminal destruction of interrogation videotapes, back in 2005, in defiance of a court order, but now, more than ever, there needs to be a thorough, independent examination into where $11 billion of our money went, and who, here in the States, is also profiting from this Pakistani thug who boasts of being in bed with the Taliban, and whose fingerprints are all over this morning's attack on former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Anything less will be viewed, by posterity, as complicity in this murder.

After today's tragedy, the question now becomes not who's packing in Pakistan, but who will soon be packing in Washington.D.C.
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Blue Devil said:

Bush rubbed out Benazir
through the CIA's offshored branch plant the ISI. She has now become what the US elite wanted her to become "a Martyr for Democracy". Given that Bhutto told David Frost in November that Bin Ladin had been murdered, she obviously could not be counted on to tow the US line had she been placed in power. In this sense Musharaf and Sharif are more reliable. Bhutto had served her purpose.

Yep, Bhutto was martyred by CIA/ISI operatives, but the propaganda campaign in the West will direct the mindless to "al Queda" (another CIA asset), as the culprits.

This has been done before.
December 30, 2007
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