A Woman Divided

Adam Ferguson / Bloomberg News / Landov

Had she lived, Benazir Bhutto would probably have been her country's Prime Minister for an unprecedented third time — but she was a divisive figure despite that. To her friends and intimates, she will always be remembered by her nickname, Pinky. To millions of supporters, she was the inheritor of her father's political legacy and his Pakistan People's Party. To millions of others, she was a brazen opportunist — a onetime idealist warped by ambition. Bhutto's posthumous memoir, Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West , will do little to change those ingrained...

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