Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2007

Poll finds support for Musharraf dropping

August 2, 2007


— President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, already battling surging violence and a political crisis of his own making, received more bad news Wednesday from a rare public opinion poll in Pakistan.

Support for Musharraf, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terrorism, has plummeted this year and almost two-thirds of respondents said he should quit, according to the poll by the International Republican Institute.


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