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Benazir Bhutto Pakistan Elections

Benazir Bhutto: Myth vs. Reality

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

For Bhutto's many flaws, she was enormously brave. You cannot for a moment imagine that she did not know she had a target almost tattooed over her heart.

US State Department Expects 'Some' Fraud In Pakistan Polls

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The US State Department said Tuesday it expected Pakistan's upcoming elections to be tainted and called on all groups, including international monitor...

Musharraf: Troops Will "Shoot Anyone" Trying To Disrupt Elections

Associated Press | Munir Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Pervez Musharraf warned troops would shoot anyone trying to disrupt parliamentary elections meant to bring stability to the country as it ba...

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 ...

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. ...

2 Suicide Bombers Die In Failed New Attack In Eastern Pakistan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two suspected suicide bombers died Sunday when they prematurely detonated their bomb near the residence of a senior leader of the ruling party in east...

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...

Bhutto Was To Release Report Saying Musharraf Planned To Rig Elections On Day She Was Killed

McClatchy Newspapers | Saeed Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The day she was assassinated last Thursday, Benazir Bhutto had planned to reveal new evidence alleging the involvement of Pakistan's intelligence agen...

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...

Pakistan Ministry Backpedals On Bhutto Cause Of Death Claims

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's Interior Ministry backtracked Tuesday on its statement that Benazir Bhutto died because she hit her head on a sunroof latch during a shooti...

Bhutto Tried To Hire US Security Guards, Including Blackwater

Washington Times | Philip Sherwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Benazir Bhutto was so fearful for her life that she tried to hire British and American security firms, including Blackwater, to protect her, but Pakis...

New Video Of Bhutto's Assassination Raises Questions

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A newly released video of Benazir Bhutto's assassination and an inconclusive medical report raised new doubts Monday about the official explanation of...