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Election May Lead to Change in U.S. Pakistan Policy
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Election May Lead to Change in U.S. Pakistan Policy

The Bush administration says it expects to work with whatever government is formed in Pakistan after Monday's elections and hopes that the new government will work with President Pervez Musharraf. But many critics say this is the time for the United States to start changing its approach and stop simply relying on Musharraf. They say this election could provide just that opportunity.

The Bush administration says it expects to work with whatever government is formed in Pakistan after Monday’s elections and hopes that the new government will work with President Pervez Musharraf.

But many critics say this is the time for the United States to start changing its approach and stop simply relying on Musharraf. They say this election could provide just that opportunity.

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 (Brian Katulis)

Brian Katulis

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