Al-Qaeda Seen as Top Suspect in Bhutto's Slaying

[McClatchy/Tacoma [WA] News Tribune] Jonathan S. Landay - Within Pakistan, Osama bin Laden's group has worked with more than a dozen radical fundamentalist Islamist organizations that have grown in power and mainstream popularity. Two of them, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed, changed their names in recent years in order to avoid U.S. and Pakistani sanctions. All of them are Sunni Muslim-based and oppose Bhutto in part because she was female and from the Shiite sect.

2007-12-28 01:00:00

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