Pakistan in 2007: A Year of Anger and Angst

Posted on December 31, 2007
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Adil Najam and Owais Mughal It is appropriate, at many levels, to start our New Year Post with the same verse we used at this time last year. The sentiment of the sheyr is even more true now than it was a year ago. Har saal yeh samajh keh guzara hai aye _Saba_ Yeh ishq […]

Adil Najam The News is now confirmed. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has been named the new Chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party. His father, Benazir’s husband, Asif Ali Zardari will be the co-Chairman. Seemingly credible reports suggest that Bilawal Zardari, Benazir Bhutto’s 19-year old son, now a student at Oxford University, is being considered as the […]

Pakistan After Benazir: Choosing Our Future

Posted on December 29, 2007
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Adil Najam Benazir Bhutto, twice Prime Minister of Pakistan, now lies under six feet of earth in Garhi Khuda Bux, her ancestral village, in a grave next to her equally mercurial father, the late Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. As the graphic above (click to enlarge) from Boston Globe shows, hers – like her father’s […]