Pakistani forces attack a mosque to end a standoff with a militant group as President Pervez Musharraf battles diverse opposition to his rule. Political turmoil and potential winners and losers if the U.S.-backed strongman stands or falls.


  • Shuja Nawaz Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and author, "Crossed Swords: Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within"
  • Samina Ahmed South Asia project director, International Crisis Group
  • Lisa Curtis senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation's Asian Studies Center; former staffer on Senate Foreign Relations Committee, State Department senior adviser, and South Asian CIA analyst. Pakistan.
  • Aryn Baker South Asia correspondent, Time magazine

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