A Tough Mission

David Guttenfelder / AP

Bhutto prays with women who lost their husbands in the Oct. 18 suicide-bomb attacks, which turned her triumphant return into a tragedy

The day Benazir Bhutto returned to Karachi after exile in 1986, Nazir Ahmad Baloch woke up early, pinned a button of Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party (PPP) to his shirt and danced out the door chanting "Long Live Bhutto." "He was crazy," says his aunt, Anipa Banno. "The party never did anything for him, but he believed in their slogan, 'Bread, Shelter and Clothes.' He was a party diehard." Bhutto had fled Pakistan when her father, former President and Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, was toppled in a military coup and later executed. But she went back to pick up...

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