September 28, 2007Foreign Affairs

Doctrine of necessity—the unspoken version

Pakistan’s Supreme Court allows Gen Musharraf to contest elections in uniform

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Sometimes they sanctify their decisions with grand sounding principles of constitutional jurisprudence. At other times they don’t. Pakistan’s Supreme Court has just decided that the public interest is better served by not confronting the military dictator.

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