PAKISTAN: Under the Velvet Glove

One year after its eastern half broke away to become Bangladesh, Pakistan is again torn by disunity. Reminiscent of events that preceded civil war in East Pakistan two years ago, President Zulfikar AH Bhutto (see box page 27) has 1) dismissed the governors of Baluchistan and the North-West Frontier province, both popular leaders of the opposition National Awami Party, 2) sent troops into Baluchistan to put down tribesmen sympathetic to the ousted governor, and 3) touched off a storm of disapproval with a draft constitution that would in effect continue his own...

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