Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister - Chapter Ten, Making Democracy Work and Afterward Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Ten, Making Democracy Work and Afterward Summary and Analysis

Many in Pakistan celebrated Bhutto's victory but Bhutto immediately had to restore democracy and heal the wounds of dictatorship. Her family moved to Islamabad. Dealing with the military was very difficult as they had held power for most of the previous four decades, especially when Zia ruled. They had become more corrupt and were concerned that Bhutto would cut their budget. They also wondered whether a civilian government could maintain order alone. Pakistan's relationship with Afghanistan was also a challenge while the Soviets occupied it. And when the Soviets left, Bhutto had to deal with two Afghan governments.

Drug trafficking increased at that time; 700,000 Pakistanis were thought to be heroin addicts as a result. Bhutto encouraged farmers of poppy seeds to grow new crops. Further, Pakistan's relationship to India...

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