Fear of attack haunts Pakistan election campaign

Pakistani politicians may be bitter rivals who exploit the tiniest chance to score points off one another, but one thing unites them as they campaign for May elections: fear of attack.

In a country awash with weapons, overstretched security forces, fractious tribes, Islamist militants and deadly political and ethnic rivalry, the specter of violence haunts politicians from left to right, conservative to reformist.

Al Arabiya, United Arab Emirates

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