Headline of the day:
Pakistan Rebuffs Secret U.S. Plea for C.I.A. BuildupSo, Musharraf is no longer telling the United States what it wants to hear. Perhaps because we've already tried to maneuver him out of power once --- a plan that failed when our designated successor, Benazir Bhutto, stood up through the roof of her armored car in the middle of an uncontrolled crowd, and someone in that crowd (it hardly matters who) took the easy shot. But this certainly won't help him last longer.