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.
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.
Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and author, "Crossed Swords: Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within"
South Asia project director, International Crisis Group
South Asia correspondent, Time magazine