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Pakistan backgrounder

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

5 November 2007 08:34

Whit Mason, a writer and consultant who recently spent a year in Pakistan with USAID, gave this presentation on Pakistan's then-upcoming elections to the Lowy Institute in October. Of note, Mason argues that Washington indirectly supports Benazir Bhutto because she is seen as pro-American. But Mason is less than convinced that she is the best person to hold the country together.