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Pakistan Matters

Pakistan Matters

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There are few more controversial figures in the so-called War on Terror than General Pervez Musharraf. He's both a military dictator and a critical ally to the U.S. His March suspension of the top judge in Pakistan caused an outcry, and now the Pakistani Supreme Court will consider the case. For some more background, listen to this story by our intelligence correspondent, Mary Louise Kelly, and then call us with your questions: why does Pakistan matter?