Pakistan Holds Complex Role in Terror War

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The relationship between the United States and Pakistan is complicated by the government led by President Pervez Musharraf, who took power in a military coup. Pakistan offers assets in the war on terror, but poses many challenges. On a recent U.S. visit, Musharraf said controlling extremists will take time. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.



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