A Sense There Is Justice

To her supporters, she is an avenging angel who promises to restore democracy. To opponents, she is impetuous, arrogant and inexperienced, a menace intent on undermining Islam and order. Angel or devil, Benazir Bhutto, 35, now holds the keys to the kingdom.

Nothing in her upbringing as the indulged eldest daughter of a wealthy landholding Sindhi family, or in her education at Harvard and Oxford, prepared her to shoulder her father's legacy so much as the trials she endured after his execution. Jailed or detained for more than five years, and exiled for two more, she returned triumphantly in 1986 as...

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