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Benazir Bhutto

Dangerous Liaisons: The Pakistani Gangsta' and The American Pit Bull

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

Who knew the cure for dementia, depression and PTSD was obtaining the post of Pakistan's President?

Bhutto Widower Zardari, Pakistan's Newly Elected President, Dogged By Rumors Of Corruption, Mental Instability

ABC | Nick Schifrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Asif Ali Zardari completed a meteoric rise from polo-loving playboy to president of Pakistan today, promising not to cede "one inch" to insurgents who...

Goodbye 'Mush' -- Don't Come Back

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Aside from senior army generals, the wealthy elite, and a handful of fat cat politicians, the widely hated Musharraf was left with almost no support at home.

Charlie Black's "the Bogeymen Are Coming" Terrorism Remarks were on Purpose

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Black is no dummy. He has been around and knew that something had to be done quickly to bring terrorism back on the agenda.

Even Bigger than The Hype: Obama's Candidacy as World-Historical

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

But even though racial inequities persist, there is no doubt that the first black President will be a milestone, a watershed seemingly unthinkable before Obama's meteoric candidacy.

The Implications of the Bhutto Assassination: An Analysis

Arvin Bahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arvin Bahl

The US and the rest of the world must recognize that the Pakistani military is not the solution to Pakistan's instability, but rather one of its root causes.

First Person Artist: Sandra Scolnik And The Saddest Paintings in the World

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Surely after the first suicide bomber targeted her procession upon her return to Pakistan from exile, Benizar Bhutto knew that a possible end was near...

The New Dark Ages

E. A. Hanks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. A. Hanks

It's bad. Everything everywhere seems bad. I can't help but feel like we're headed into another year of the New Dark Ages. War, famine, pestilence and plague, you name it, we've got it.

Richardson to Musharraf: Step Down!

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Denison, Iowa---Democratic presidential hopeful and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson released a statement reacting to the assassination of Pakistan...

Iowa Veterans Want U.S. Out of Iraq, Turn Toward Democrats

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Al Cannistraro, Jacqueline Cotrell, Christine Escobar, Kim Farris, Mike Germain, Kerri Glover, Matthew Moll, Gale Walden, Ellen Emerson White, and Ran...

Fatima Bhutto: Pakistanis Favor The GOP

Celeste Fremon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Celeste Fremon

Fatima Bhutto, niece of Benazir Bhutto, recently spoke with OffTheBus about the upcoming 2008 elections, why her countrymen like the GOP, and her country's recent descent into military rule.

US Urges Pakistan To Keep Musharraf Despite Massive Election Defeat

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay and Warren P. Strobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration is pressing the opposition leaders who defeated Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to allow the former general to retain his...

Musharraf's Party Concedes Defeat, Opposition Celebrate Landmark Election Victory

London Times | Jeremy Page and Zahid Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Musharraf's supporters conceded defeat last night in a landmark parliamentary election that could seal his political fate and resurrect demo...

Musharraf Rejects Calls For Him To Resign

AFP | Danny Kemp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf rejected calls to resign as opposition parties on Wednesday mulled a coalition government that could force the ke...

Fears Of Massive Violence Keep Pakistani Voter Turnout Low

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fears of massive violence appeared to keep turnout low as Pakistanis cast ballots in National Assembly elections Monday. No party was expected to win ...

Opposition Calls On Musharraf To Resign After Crushing Election Defeat

London Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Pervez Musharraf's leading opponents urged him to resign today as they jockeyed for position in a new coalition government after winning par...

Musharraf Awaits His Fate As Pakistan Votes Are Counted

Reuters | Augustine Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Counting began on Monday after an election in Pakistan which was far less violent than feared, although it could result in a parliament set on driving...

Voters Fear Violence On Eve Of Pakistan Election

Reuters | Zeeshan Haider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pakistani opposition politicians said on Sunday the government planned to rig the vote in general elections on Monday that could bring in a parliament...

Jason Linkins

Sunday's Print Run Of Parade Intimates That Benazir Bhutto Is Still Alive

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a moment worthy of 'Dewey Beats Truman,' Sunday's Parade Magazine went out in newspapers all across the country with a blaring cover headline: "'I ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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 ...