Argument: We can do that using the leverage of aid to induce democracy.
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- New Mexico Governor, Bill Rchardson claimed - "We have to be on the side of the Pakistani people, not the dictator. What we have today is an opportunity to get Musharraf to step aside & use the leverage of the assistance we've given him. Most of the assistance that we've given him--$11 billion--he hasn't used to go after terrorists. He's put it in military assistance for his fight against India. The money has been stolen. If we stand on a foreign policy of principle & human rights, along with protecting our security, that is the best direction."