Getting Away with Murder

Getting Away with Murder

Benazir Bhutto's Assassination and the Politics of Pakistan

By Heraldo Munoz

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393062915, 268pp.

Publication Date: December 2013


Munoz provides new insight into Bhutto's unprecedented rise and an unflinching, minute-by-minute narrative of the assassination itself. With impeccable research, Munoz also situates Bhutto in the decades-long history of U.S.-Pakistan relations and the emergence of global terrorism, pinpointing her death as the moment when those relations changed forever.

The result is a gripping narrative of Pakistan's turbulent political realities and the death of its leading politician.

About the Author
Author of A Solitary War and the award-winning The Dictator's Shadow, Heraldo Munoz is the United Nations Assistant Secretary General in charge of Latin America and the Caribbean for the United Nations Development Program and the former Chilean ambassador to the United Nations. He lives in New York City.

Sunday, Dec 8, 2013

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in 2007. Heraldo Munoz, who led the United Nations investigation into her death, portrays the tense political climate that surrounded Bhutto's return to politics and the circumstances of the killing in his new book. More at

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