"Bhutto's penchant for using repressive tactics against his opponents could backfire," said the CIA.
Bhutto's diplomatic successes as foreign minister had made him Pakistan's 'chief idea man', reveal CIA documents.
"The RSS is capitalising on the North-South rift among army officers," read the CIA document.
Digitally released CIA documents feature intriguing intel on Pakistan.
A CIA official briefed US senators in 1981 on the possibility of an Indian attack on Pakistan's nuclear facilities.
Intelligence report provides insights into how the US viewed Pakistan's foreign policy during the Soviet-Afghan war
Insights from a 1971 DIA Intelligence Appraisal report on the Indo-Pak situation.
Documents from early 1980s contain entries on US knowledge of Pakistan's attempts to build a nuclear weapon.
"The secrecy that shrouds covert operations distorts the foreign policy-making process in a number of specific way."
Speech transcript provides a view on Pakistan from the US perspective.
US officials noted that the Pakistan army would move against Zia-ul-Haq if he decided against executing Bhutto.
US officials in a 1972 report noted that the Pakistan military was "closely watching Bhutto".