By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Pakistan's government fired the defense secretary Wednesday and the army warned of "grievous consequences" for the country, escalating a political and legal crisis that some believe could end in the dismissal of government.
Pakistan's Supreme Court warned on Tuesday it could dismiss the prime minister if he doesn't initiate corruption proceedings against the president, turning the screw further on a weak government already under pressure from the powerful army.
Pakistan's top court said Tuesday it could dismiss the prime minister unless he begins corruption proceedings against the president, opening another front against a government already under pressure from the army.
Prime Minister Yousuf Reza Gilani said in an interview to a Chinese newspaper that Kayani and Pasha had violated the constitution by doing this.