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Husain Haqqani criticizes Musharraf for rape remark

Husain Haqqani: Musharraf’s rape remark consistent with Pakistan military’s attitudes

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In a September 21 column in the Gulf News, CAS International Relations Professor Husain Haqqani says that insensitive remarks about women made by Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf are consistent with the attitudes of his country’s former military rulers. In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Musharraf suggested that Pakistani women commonly make false claims of rape to procure financial support from foreigners.