Monday, November 26, 2007

U.S. Jewish leader visits Pakistan to show support to Musharraf

Head of AJC Council for World Jewry meets Pakistani Pres., army leaders, says leader essential for security

"With the blessing of Washington, Jack Rosen, chairman of the American Jewish Congress's Council for World Jewry, traveled halfway across the globe for a face-to-face meeting with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who he had hailed two years ago as a courageous leader and driving force in Jewish-Muslim dialogue.....

"The real choice we face is not between Musharraf and a return to an effective democratic system, but between Musharraf and the possible collapse of Pakistan," Rosen wrote in a letter to the editor appearing in this week's edition of the Jewish Daily Forward.

Rosen made the trip to Islamabad after consulting with the State Department and key members of Congress......"

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