Who is one person who’ll stand by you till the end?

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto speaks to the media at a house in London October 4, 2007. PHOTO | DYLAN MARTINEZ | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The moment she was perched atop the car, a man shot her thrice in the head and then detonated a suicide vest.
  • In that moment of death, that moment of reckoning, when she needed them most, Benazir’s people abandoned her.

At the insistence of an old friend, this week, I have been listening to a most riveting and compelling podcast on BBC World Service dubbed "The Assassination".


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