TITLE

Pakistan After Bhutto

AUTHOR(S)
Isaacs, Arnold
PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;4/14/79, Vol. 180 Issue 15, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that Pakistan's military ruler Mohammad Zia ul-Haq faces the dilemma of whether to execute or spare the life of former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was convicted of ordering the murder of a political adversary. Execution would risk violent turmoil; Bhutto alive would be a formidable political force if the election were held; Pakistan's religious, social and political conflicts similar to those that fed the revolution in Iran; Bhutto embodied individual and national tragedy.
ACCESSION #
11081191

 

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