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Feudal power in Pakistan

Feudal traditions in Pakistan may be an obstacle to democracy there. The World's Laura Lynch reports on how wealthy Pakistani landowners with strong political connections still wield a great deal of power over the rural people.

Conflict & Justice

Fighting in Pakistan

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Mark Dummett in Islamabad about fighting in Pakistan's Buner district. The Pakistani army says it has re-taken control of the district's main town from Taliban militants in the area.

Conflict & Justice

The Taliban's aim in Swat Valley

The Pakistani army continues its assault today on Taliban militants in the Swat Valley. Pakistan's prime minister vowed today to "eliminate the terrorists." But as The World's Katy Clark reports, many in Pakistan see the Taliban in a different light.