Pakistan's Ruling Coalition Loses a Political Party, Undermining Stability

Monday, January 03, 2011

Pakistan's second largest political party has abandoned Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani's coalition to join the opposition, depriving the government of its majority and weakening a key United States ally. How does this defection affect Pakistan, and the two nations' work in Afghanistan and against the Taliban? We're joined for more on the story by Aleem Maqbool, Pakistan correspondent for our partner the BBC. 


Christine Fair

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Duncan Wilson

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