FROM Nasim Zehra
High Court Reinstates Pakistan's Top Judge Pakistan 's Supreme Court has restored Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry , who was fired by President Pervez Musharraf . His government says it's a victory for an independent judiciary. His opponents say it's the beginning of the end of Musharraf's regime. Nasim Zehra is a political analyst in Islamabad and fellow at Harvard University’s Asia Center.
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