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伊斯兰堡——12月19日早上,巴基斯坦总统阿西夫•阿里•扎尔达里突然回到卡拉奇,此前他到迪拜接受了为期13天的治疗,他流放的时候就在迪拜生活。当局没有就扎尔达里的身体状况发表正式声明,但是其支持者披露他得了轻度中风,这使他会有几分钟失去知觉。

扎尔达里突然回国导致人们进一步怀疑其未来,但是更重要的是,怀疑巴基斯坦文官统治的未来。优素福•拉扎•吉拉尼总理和巴基斯坦陆军参谋长阿什法克•佩尔韦兹•基亚尼将军经过三个小时的会谈之后,他作出了决定。他选择的目的地——巴基斯坦最大的城市及其政治基地卡拉奇而不是该国的首都——表明目前危机已在酝酿之中。

自2008年以来,他一直手握大权,其妻子贝娜齐尔•布托被暗杀8个月后,他当选了总统。即使2010年的宪法修正案规定总理是该国的最高执行官,扎尔达里还是主要的决策者。因此他在政治上的崛起与南亚半民主的王朝政治传统一致:他是布托巴基斯坦人民党——该党由她的父亲佐勒菲卡尔•阿里•布托于1967年成立——的领袖并根据其妻子手写遗志上的决定,任命其儿子比拉瓦尔为该党领导人之一。为了加强这种联系,其儿子的名字被改为比拉瓦尔•布托•扎尔达里。

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