Bhutto’s Assassination Needs a Real Investigation

Facts about Benazir Bhutto’s assassination are in short supply. Unfortunately that is unlikely to change. There is a long tradition of failure to investigate political murders in Pakistan. This cannot continue if Pakistan is to become a stable democratic state that serves its people and exists at peace with the world. The first step is […]

Aaron Mannes in NRO on the Attack on Bhutto

This morning NRO ran my article on the suicide bombing attack on Benazir Bhutto. October 23, 2007, 9:50 a.m. The Bhutto AttacksCold comfort is the best we can hope for. By Aaron Mannes The question of who was behind Friday’s assassination attempt on Benazir Bhutto is the whodunit from hell and, instead of a pistol, […]

Aaron Mannes in AP on Intra-Muslim Violence

Associated Press quoted me for this story about terror attacks by Muslims on Muslims. The story was in the wake of the attack on Bhutto in Karachi. One note, I wasn’t checking my notes and said Pakistan’s population was 200 million. It isn’t yet, it is only 145 million. Still, my basic point stands. VIOLENCE […]

Aaron Mannes in the CSM on the Red Mosque siege

The Christian Science Monitor cited my comments on the Pakistani government’s storming of the Red Mosque in Islamabad. (My comments are at the end.) from the July 10, 2007 edition Pakistan mosque siege continuesIslamabad mosque siege remains tough test for Musharraf and reveals US frustration.By Dan Murphy Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf, a close ally of […]