An old dispute shadows Benazir Bhutto’s U.S. visit

by Mustafa Malik

Chicago TribuneJune 6, 1989 In December, 1971, Ambassador George Bush ran into Pakistani leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his daughter Benazir at UN headquarters in New York. Learning that the young woman was attending Harvard, Bush gave her his calling card. “My son is up at Harvard, too,” he said. “Call me if you ever...

Pakistan’s Future: Do The Generals Know The Perils?

by Mustafa Malik

Chicago TribuneAugust 29, 1988 The new Pakistani government has started off on a reassuring note. Acting President Ghulam Ishaq Khan has pledged to go ahead with the parliamentary elections scheduled by President Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, who died in a plane crash. Ishaq Khan has not declared martial law, which he could have done. More important,...