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Al Qaeda Hunt Politically Risky for Musharraf

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Al Qaeda Hunt Politically Risky for Musharraf

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Al Qaeda Hunt Politically Risky for Musharraf

Al Qaeda Hunt Politically Risky for Musharraf

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Pakistan's recent crackdown on al Qaeda operatives within its borders has helped strengthen President Pervez Musharraf's ties with the United States. But the efforts put Musharraf's political future in jeopardy in a country with strong Islamist extremism and anti-Americanism. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Philip Reeves.