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"Who Tried to Kill Benazir Bhutto?"

"Who Tried to Kill Benazir Bhutto?"

Magazine or Newspaper Article, Terrorism Focus, volume IV, issue 34, pages 2-3

October 24, 2007

Author: Hassan Abbas, Former Senior Advisor, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security; Science, Technology, and Public Policy

 

"Benazir Bhutto, twice-elected prime minister of Pakistan and the first woman head of a Muslim state, decided to terminate her self-exile and return to Pakistan last week. By all accounts, more than a million people (mostly poor and young) welcomed her enthusiastically in the port city of Karachi on October 18. In the midst of the celebration, the political rally was targeted by a series of suicide attacks killing around 140 people. Bhutto and her top party leaders, however, remained unhurt.

Who would have been the potential beneficiary of Bhutto's elimination?"

 

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Full text of this publication is available at:
http://www.jamestown.org/terrorism/news/article.php?articleid=2373737

For Academic Citation:

Abbas, Hassan. "Who Tried to Kill Benazir Bhutto?." Terrorism Focus, October 24, 2007.

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