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Musharraf Seeks Clerics' Help Against Extremism

Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf sought support from Islamic scholars Wednesday in efforts to curb Islamic militancy and urged tribal leaders to turn over al Qaeda and Taliban suspects they were sheltering. Musharraf also warned that Pakistan could be ostracised internationally if it did not address global concerns that it was a hub of terrorism and was involved in nuclear proliferation. “A movement should be launched against terrorism and extremism,” he said at a conference of Islamic scholars. “Give people the message that Islam is not a religion of terrorism and extremism but is one of love and peace.” He said Pakistan could face international sanctions, an attack on its tribal region, close to the Afghan border, and even on its nuclear assets if it failed to change its image. Full Story

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