WIDE ANGLE follows Salman Ahmed as he journeys to tolerant Lahore and fundamentalist Peshawar to reveal the internal conflicts of Pakistan.
Pakistan matters to the United States for a large number of reasons.
(July 17, 2003) WIDE ANGLE follows Salman Ahmed as he journeys to the tolerant, ancient city of Lahore and the fundamentalist stronghold of Peshawar to reveal the internal religious and political conflicts of nuclear-armed Pakistan.
Some fear that Pakistan is likely to become a Taliban-style state, run by hard-line mullahs, where rifle-toting bearded men will dominate the streets and women will be forced to don burqas.
Political history of Pakistan from 1947-2003.
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