Pakistan: Prime minister sacks defense chief

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January 11, 2012
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"Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani fired his defense secretary Wednesday, a move that spiked tensions between the South Asian nation's civilian government and its all-powerful military. The prime minister's spokesman confirmed to CNN the firing of Naeem Khalid Lodhi. State media reported that it was for 'gross misconduct and illegal action.'" (01/11/12)  


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