Wednesday October 28, 2020

Strongman under siege

General Pervez Musharraf has never been afraid to look danger full in the face.

18th August, 2007

General Pervez Musharraf has never been afraid to look danger full in the face.

During his days as a squadron leader in the Pakistani army, he would order his soldiers to lie as close as possible to a set of railroad tracks, facing an oncoming train.

‘‘Don’t be frightened,” he would say. ‘‘As long as you keep your head up and eyes open, the train will definitely not touch you.”...

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