Skip to comments.After Bhutto (NRO Symposium on her death)
Posted on 12/27/2007 11:20:57 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
Editors note: Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in Rawalpindi Thursday. National Review Online asked a group of experts on the region to gauge what her murder means for her country.
I was in Islamabad, Pakistan, four days ago, but it might as well be four months or four years ago: The whole political landscape has changed with Benazir Bhuttos murder.
In the very short term, Pervez Musharraf is likely to declare another state of emergency or even martial law. Friends calling from the Pakistani capital tonight say that cars are being torched in the street as members of Benazirs party, the Pakistani Peoples Party (PPP), express their anger and grief. This could easily grow into widespread civil unrest, especially in the wake of her funeral tomorrow..........
Benazir Bhuttos assassination has generated an understandable outpouring of sympathy in both the United States and in Pakistan. However, even though it may seem churlish it needs to be stated that her tragic demise was the chronicle of a death foretold. The neo-Taliban had already launched one unsuccessful assassination attempt on her life on the very day of her return to Pakistan. They had also vowed that they would make further attempts. In all likelihood, they were behind this second and successful attempt. Sadly, even if the military was not complicit in this tragic act they bear some responsibility as they had, in the past several months allowed the neo-Taliban to re-group............"
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Al Qaeda has already taken credit. They are betting that Musharraf will run and hide, as he’s done before.
Muzzies don’t want women to do anything but hide in a burka and raise children.
Those people are barbarians and don’t qualify for sympathy.
They want to disrupt a democratic leaning government there, and in the USA as well.
This is a world war.
I was suprised Bhutto wasn’t assasinated before this. They nearly got her the very day she returned. I really don’t see why everybody is so shocked she was murdered. It’s a tragedy, but not a suprise.
If things get too bad, we may need to send US troops into Pakistan. We could get Mushareff to invite us ‘to help maintain order.’ It won’t take long for the US military to stabilize Pakistan once we get enough troops into country.
and grab/protect the many nukes(60 at last count).....
bump for after work
Pakistan has about 170 million people, how many troops would the US military need to stabilize Pakistan? Where would they come from?
A word that starts with "D".... :)
Have you registered with Selective Service?
Pakistan has half the population of the entire United States.
We will do what we need to do. If the alternative is anarchy in Pakistan and allowing their nukes to fall into the hands of al-Quaida, we will do whatever is necessary to prevent that.
” A word that starts with “D”.... :)
Have you registered with Selective Service?”
lol long ago, don’t think i am their target draftee anymore :/