Benazir Bhutto Shot Dead!

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    Former PM of Pakistan Mrs Benzair Bhutto was killed in a suicide attack on her rally in Rawalpindi today. Apparently she was shot on her head and neck. There was also an explosion which killed 20 people and injured many others. Reports are still coming in as to who the attackers were. She was confirmed dead in Rawalpindi general hospital

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/27/AR2007122700136.html?hpid=topnews

    Pakistan is in a goddamn mess! The only decent ruler Pakistan ever had and the bastards had to kill her!
     
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    Is this really a surprise to anyone? Bhutto was marked for death the minute she stepped foot again on Pakistani soil. It was just a matter of time.
     
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    Pakistan is the most dangerous country on the planet. It is far more dangerous than Iraq, Afghanistan, or Iran because it combines political chaos, Islamic radicalism, and nuclear weapons.
     
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    Exactly O.D. And it won't be long when Musharraf is toppled in an Islamic coup. And then we have Mullahs with nukes running the damn country! Benazir wasen't pals with the Al Qaeda/Taliban either. They hated her guts and the fact that she was Western educated also made her a target. She encouraged Muslim women's development program in Pakistan. And this was enough for Taliba/Al Qaeda to mark her down. Personally , I feel this attack was carried out by certain elements within the Pakistani intelligence (ISI). Musharraf couldnt be behind this as he dsen;t have the balls to carry out an assassination. He "might" be in control of the army but the real players in Pakistan are the intelligence agency (ISI). Also , the Pakistani nuclear stockpile is under the Pakistani strategic command and fortunately for the U.S and India this group is loyal to the President. But , IF Musharraf is toppled in a coup we can only imagine in whose hands the nuclear stockpile will fall into!
     
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    It's almost enough to make a Ron Paul supporter out of me. Get the hell out of the middle east. The world will be a better place once they've all killed each other off.
     
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    Yup.

    Al-Qaeda takes responsibility. Surprise, surprise.

    http://www.adnkronos.com/AKI/English/Security/?id=1.0.1710322437
     
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    That's just tragic.
     
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    Ugh. I hate to say it but I'm surprised it took this long. The political ramifications scare me very much :(
     
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    Although the news is saddening. Let's not forget how corrupt she really was.
     
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    Well, there goes the neighborhood.
     

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