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Musharraf and Washington Face Pressure, Questions

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Musharraf and Washington Face Pressure, Questions

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Musharraf and Washington Face Pressure, Questions

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In the wake of last week's parliamentary election in which his party was soundly defeated, Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf faces growing pressure to resign. That pressure is also touching Washington, which has hoped to keep Musharraf in place as a key ally in the war on terror.

But the question remains: Will Musharraf really step aside?