Benazir Bhutto

Afghanistan: How to Measure the Mission's Success

The Takeaway discusses the U.S. military's mission in Afghanistan with David Sanger of The New York Times, Andrew Exum, a Center for a New American Security fellow, and retired Colonel Paul Hughes of the U.S. Institute of Peace.

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Can Pakistan Be Governed?

Can Pakistan be governed? To find out, James Traub interviewed the President of Pakistan, who was elected to office after the assassination of his wife Benazir Bhutto. He joins The Takeaway to discuss the results of that interview.

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The World - Episode 20071107 - Benazir Bhutto calls for mass protests

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is calling for mass protests against the state of emergency imposed by President Pervez Musharraf this past Saturday. Bhutto says she'll hold a big rally in Lahore next week, followed by a march to the capital, if Musharraf doesn't lift emergency rule. Correspondent Laura Lynch reports from Islamabad.

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New president in Pakistan sworn in

The widower of assassinated former Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto has taken office as the country's new president this morning. He faces immediate pressure to crack down on Islamic militants and address daunting economic problems. Pakistan's top judge swore in Asif Ali Zardari at a brief ceremony in the presidential palace.

Global Politics

Can Pakistan Be Governed?

Can Pakistan be governed? To find out, James Traub interviewed the President of Pakistan, who was elected to office after the assassination of his wife Benazir Bhutto. He joins The Takeaway to discuss the results of that interview.

Afghanistan: How to Measure the Mission's Success

The Takeaway discusses the U.S. military's mission in Afghanistan with David Sanger of The New York Times, Andrew Exum, a Center for a New American Security fellow, and retired Colonel Paul Hughes of the U.S. Institute of Peace.