PPP Opts For “Dynasty-Based” Succession; Bilawal, Zardari To Lead Party

Benazir Bhutto’s widower, Asif Ali Zardari, has been named as her successor to the Pakistan People’s Party leadership; Zardari subsequently appointed their 19 year old son, Bilawal, as party chairperson. According to Bloomberg, Zardai and Bilawal will run the party as “co-chairpersons”, with BBC News...

Benazir Bhutto’s Son To Be Named New PPP Leader: TIME

TIME reports that Benazir Bhutto’s son will likely be named on Sunday as new Pakistan People’s Party leader: A senior official of Benazir Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) told TIME late Saturday that the slain former prime minister’s 19-year-old son, Bilawal, will likely...