Musharraf's Willingness to Cede Power Questioned The assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has changed the political landscape in Pakistan, undermining the strength of the opposition. Upcoming parliamentary elections may be losing their significance.
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Musharraf's Willingness to Cede Power Questioned

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Musharraf's Willingness to Cede Power Questioned

Musharraf's Willingness to Cede Power Questioned

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The assassination of Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has changed the political landscape in Pakistan, undermining the strength of the opposition. Upcoming parliamentary elections — which had appeared to be a critical next step for a country in political crisis — may be losing their significance.

Political analysts are wondering how much power President Pervez Musharraf is willing to give away.