Corridors of Power: Bhutto, Slovenia, and Sarko on Religion

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GOODBYE, PINKIE — At least one Washington friend of Benazir Bhutto — and she had many — says he had urged her to tone down her rhetoric against Islamic fundamentalists because she did not have adequate protection against their retaliation. The former Pakistani prime minister, known to her family as “Pinkie,” was already in enough danger from extremists without publicly provoking them, the friend told her. He told Corridors Thursday that he had been in communication with her very recently. “I advised her the time to open an offensive against the fundamentalists was after she had both the authority and […]

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