US lawmakers to hear from Musharraf on Afghan strategy

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 21:26

Washington: Former Pakistan President
Pervez Musharraf will meet privately with US lawmakers on
September 29 to discuss the changing US strategy for fighting
the war in Afghanistan, according to an email.

Representative Steve Buyer, the top Republican on the
House Veterans Affairs Committee, has invited fellow lawmakers
to sit down with Musharraf, according to the message from his
legislative director.

The message notes that the top US commander in
Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, recently delivered
his assessment of the situation in Afghanistan and
recommendations for winning the nearly eight-year-old war.

Bureau Report



First Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 21:26

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