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U.S. intelligence agencies tapped Benazir Bhutto’s phone

Posted By admin On August 11, 2008 @ 1:17 pm In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Think Progress [1]
Monday, Aug 11, 2008

In his new book “The Way of the World,” Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Ron Suskind reveals that Vice President Cheney repeatedly backed Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf over former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated in December. According to Suskind, the State Department strongly backed Bhutto’s return to Pakistan, but Cheney opposed it, considering her “complicated and unpredictable.” Bhutto regretted that Cheney refused to pressure Musharraf to “behave,” and instead kept pressing her to reconcile with him. U.S. intelligence agencies also reportedly intercepted Bhutto’s phone calls “for months,” including a call made to her son.



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[1] Think Progress: http://thinkprogress.org/2008/08/10/us-intelligence-agencies-tapped-benazir-bhuttos-phones/

[2] Pakistan’s Musharraf charged with murder of Benazir Bhutto: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pakistans-musharraf-charged-with-murder-of-benazir-bhutto.html

[3] Key Benazir Bhutto assassination witness shot dead: http://www.prisonplanet.com/key-benazir-bhutto-assassination-witness-shot-dead.html

[4] Pakistan police officers to be arrested over death of Benazir Bhutto: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pakistan-police-officers-to-be-arrested-over-death-of-benazir-bhutto.html

[5] CIA linked to Benazir Bhutto’s assassination?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cia-linked-to-benazir-bhutto%e2%80%99s-assassination.html

[6] UN team digs into Pakistan’s Bhutto conspiracy theories: http://www.prisonplanet.com/un-team-digs-into-pakistans-bhutto-conspiracy-theories.html

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