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Ali Wyne

In Pakistan, optimism proves unwarranted

Supporters of Pakistan's deposed chief justice Iftikar Chaudhry chanted slogans against President Asif Zardari during a lawyers convention last week in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad. Supporters of Pakistan's deposed chief justice Iftikar Chaudhry chanted slogans against President Asif Zardari during a lawyers convention last week in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad. (Faisal Mahmood/Reuters)
By Ali Wyne
November 11, 2008

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The mood in Pakistan is cheerful. The general belief seems to be that US President-elect Barack Obama will pursue a more enlightened American foreign policy than his predecessor. Then again, Pakistanis' optimism has been dashed before. (Full article: 699 words)

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