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Is Pakistan's Army Ready To See Democracy Take Hold?

NPR | May 10, 2013 5:10 a.m.

Pakistan holds elections this weekend. It’s a milestone, as the balloting takes place as an elected civilian government finishes its entire five-year term. That’s the first time that’s ever happened. Steve Inskeep talks to Shuja Nawaz of the Atlantic Council, and the author of “Crossed Swords: Pakistan, Its Army and the Wars Within.”

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