Saturday, December 29, 2007

Sage Advice From Mrs. Benazir Bhutto, May She Rest In Peace

When the United States aligns with dictatorships and totalitarian regimes, it compromises the basic democratic principles of its foundation -- namely, life, liberty and justice for all. Dictatorships such as Musharraf's suppress individual rights and freedoms and empower the most extreme elements of society. Oppressed citizens, unable to represent themselves through other means, often turn to extremism and religious fundamentalism.

From her book, "A False Choice for Pakistan"

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