The latest news on Pakistan
An election postponement adds to the pressures in the aftermath of Bhutto's assassination.
Benazir Bhutto speaks from the grave about her successor.
Joe Pascal, a close friend of Benazir Bhutto, relects on her character and contributions.
A hoped-for democratic transition now is in jeopardy
The death of the popular political leader is a destabilizing blow to an already volatile nation.
Bhutto’s assassination is a reminder of the dangerous world we live in.
Why judges, too, are joining the challenge to General Musharraf
Last night House Democrats pushed through a $50 billion Iraq war funding bill that would mandate President Bush to start bringing troops home in the next few weeks, with the scheduled pullout to be finished in December 2008, just a month after the presidential election.
This morning former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto urged President Pervez Musharraf to step down after she was put on house arrest for the second time in five days. The opposition leader said she would not be able to rule alongside Musharraf in the future because she could not trust him. Musharraf came to power in a 1999 coup and has been a valuable U.S. ally in the war on terrorism.
A crucial ally delivers a setback for the U.S. 'freedom agenda'