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Benazir Bhutto Assassinated

Islamist Politicians Emerge As Pakistan's Power Brokers

Wall Street Journal | PETER WONACOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just after night fell at a campaign rally last Thursday, conservative Islamist politician Khalid Waqar heard the news: Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's best...

Musharraf: Bhutto To Blame For Own Death

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The assassination of his chief political rival was her own fault, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf tells Lara Logan in his first one-on-one interv...

Bilawal Bhutto: The Bogus Facebook Profile

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update: A Facebook profile claiming to be one of Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's son, Bilawal Bhutto Zadari has been labeled a fake. ...

Musharraf Suggest Bhutto Partly Responsible For Her Own Death

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Musharraf said he also reached out to British investigators for assistance to dispel accusations that Pakistan's military or intelligence services wer...

NYT Op-Ed: Bhutto Allowed Extremists Who Killed Her To Flourish

New York Times | WILLIAM DALRYMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WHEN, in May 1991, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of India was killed by a suicide bomber, there was an international outpouring of grief. Recent ...

Pakistan Publishes Photo Of Severed Head Of Bhutto's 'Assassin'

London Times | David Byers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pakistani Government today published a picture of what it said was the severed head of the suicide bomber who killed Benazir Bhutto and offered a ...

Inappropriate Hottie Rundown: Political Heir Apparents

23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The new leader of Benazir Bhutto's political party (PPP) is none other than her 19-year-old son, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. The teen, whose grandfather a...

Marc Cooper

Joe Biden: Dem Rivals "Not Making Sense" On Bhutto Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Council Bluffs, Iowa - Presidential candidate Senator Joe Biden took the occasion of the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto ...

Blitzer Exclusive: Bhutto Blames Musharraf

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today on "The Situation Room," Wolf Blitzer revealed an exclusive e-mail he received from Benazir Bhutto's US spokesman Mark Siegel in October. "This...

Pakistan Says Elections To Be Delayed

AP | SADAQAT JAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's election commission said Tuesday that unrest following the killing of Benazir Bhutto would almost certainly force the postponement of Jan. ...

Jason Linkins

Scarborough Assesses The Electoral Impact of Bhutto Assassination

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough offered a somewhat blinkered assessment of how the assassination of Benazir Bhutto will impact the 2008 presidential race. Th...

Bush Has No Plan B For Pakistan

Washington Post | Robin Wright and Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the Bush administration, there is no Plan B for Pakistan. The assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto dramatically altered Pakistan...

Video: Bhutto Talks About The Possibility Of Her Assassination

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Benazir Bhutto spoke about the possibility of her assassination twice to CNN. In these eerie videos, Bhutto said she knew she was putting her life at ...

Pakistan Says Turmoil From Bhutto's Death Could Delay Vote

AFP | Nasir Jaffry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan indicated Saturday it would delay January elections because of turmoil caused by the death of Benazir Bhutto, as a bitter dispute erupted ove...

Clinton Calls For Probe Of Bhutto's Death

Reuters | Ellen Wulfhorst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democrat Hillary Clinton called on Friday for an international probe of Benazir Bhutto's killing and candidates in both parties sparred over foreign p...

World Leaders Express Outrage Over Bhutto Assassination

Reuters | Matthew Tostevin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

World leaders voiced outrage at the assassination on Thursday of Pakistan's opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and expressed fears for the fate of the n...

US Not Ready To Accept Pakistan's Findings On Bhutto's Death

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

United States intelligence analysts are not convinced by the evidence offered so far by Pakistani authorities that a militant linked to Al Qaeda was r...

Stocks Skid After Bhutto's Death, Durable Goods News

AP | Tim Paradis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wall Street skidded Thursday after the assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and after the Commerce Department's durable goods o...

Pakistan Opposition Parties Vow To Proceed With Elections

New York Times | Somini Sengupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Three days after the violent killing of its leader, Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's largest political party on Sunday picked her 19-year-old son to succeed...

Indian Press: Pakistan Elections Postponed

Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The election commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to postpone the January 8 polls in view of the situation in the country after the murder of form...

Benazir Bhutto Assassinated: Scotland Yard To Help Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday that he had requested a team of investigators from Britain's Scotland Yard to assist in the invest...

Pakistan: Bhutto Died From Skull Fracture, Not Gunshots

AP | MUNIR AHMAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan - The Pakistani government said Friday that Benazir Bhutto Bhutto was not killed by gunshots or shrapnel as originally claimed but by a skull...

Newsweek's Prescient Pakistan Cover

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Far be it for Newsweek to say "I told you so," but let the record reflect that roughly two and a half months ago, it did.

Pakistan On The Brink Of Chaos After Assassination

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto deals a stunning blow to liberal political forces trying to combat rising Islamic extremism in P...

Sam Stein

Obama And Clinton Delicately Spar In Wake Of Bhutto's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The early expressions of sorrow over the assassination of former Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto on Thursday morning turned into delicate and carefull...