Nawaz Sharif was Prime Minister of Pakistan until 1999 when he was ousted by General Musharraf in a military coup. He's currently in exile in Saudi Arabia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him today about the state of emergency imposed by President Musharraf.
Despite protests by Pakistan's elite against President Musharraf's emergency rule, the vast majority of Pakistanis seem more concerned with trying to make a living. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Laura Lynch, who is in Islamabad.
India and Pakistan have fought three wars in the sixty years since independence from British rule. Given their bitter history, India's reaction to the trouble in Pakistan has been somewhat...cautious. The BBC's Tinku Ray explains.
The husband and wife team of Adrian Levy and Catherine Scott-Clark wrote "Deception: Pakistan, the United States, and the Secret Trade in Nuclear Weapons." Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Adrian Levy about Pakistan's role in the proliferation of nuclear technology around the world.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Laura Lynch in Islamabad about the rising tensions in Pakistan. Today, opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was prevented by government security forces from leading a rally against President Musharraf's emergency rule.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports that Pakistan has a history of alternating between civilian and military rulers. There have been a number of military coups since the country gained independence from Britain.
Senior US Envoy John Negroponte arrived in Pakistan as the country's leader, General Pervez Musharraf, continued to push ahead with his controversial plans to hold elections under a state of emergency. Host Marco Werman gets the latest on the political crisis engulfing Pakistan from the BBC's Barbara Plett in Islamabad.