On December 27, 2007, a suicide bomber killed Benazir Bhutto, the
former prime minister of Pakistan. Brilliant and charismatic, the
head of a political family as important to Pakistani history as the
Gandhis in India or the Kennedys in the United States, Bhutto had
recently returned from exile to challenge military dictator Pervez
Musharraf in a democratic election. In the aftermath of the
assassination, some blamed Musharraf; others blamed terrorists
linked to the Pakistani security service, the ISI; still others
pointed the finger at Bhutto s own spouse and entourage; and some
speculated that it was a lone wolf attack. Though the individuals
behind the conspiracy have never been found, in Getting Away with
Murder Heraldo Munoz goes further than anyone else to unravel the
mystery of Bhutto s death. Moreover, he explains the unexpected
role America played in the tragic events, the byzantine
relationship between Pakistan and the United States, and how Bhutto
s assassination impacted world politics. In a country ruled more
often by military dictators than by elected governments, Bhutto
offered a secular, democratic hope. Arguably one of Pakistan s most
iconic political figures, she became one of the world s few female
heads of government. Her assassination tore the country apart,
destabilizing the entire region. Leading the United Nations
inquiry, Munoz delved into murky world of Pakistani politics and
the infamous Bhutto family, awash in charisma and power,
controversy and violence. His year-long investigation frames a
story of betrayals, corruption, foreign influence, and unsolved
Munoz provides new insight into Bhutto s unprecedented rise and
an unflinching, minute-by-minute narrative of the assassination
itself. With impeccable research, Munoz also situates Bhutto in the
decades-long history of U.S.-Pakistan relations and the emergence
of global terrorism, pinpointing her death as the moment when those
relations changed forever.
The result is a gripping narrative of Pakistan s turbulent
political realities and the death of its leading politician."
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