The Pakistani Paradox

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19970814

PAKISTAN is a confusing picture of wealth and squalor, glamour and desperation. PAKISTANi journalist Abbas Nasir travels through this vibrant, unpredictable nation to assess his country today. He asks whether new leaders can counter the dark threat of military rule, and he examines the power of feudal landlords who rule villages like minor gods.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970814]

Pakistan is a confusing picture of wealth and squalor, glamour and desperation. Pakistani journalist Abbas Nasir travels through this vibrant, unpredictable nation to assess his country today. He asks whether new leaders can counter the dark threat of military rule and examines the power of feudal landlords who rule villages like minor gods. Producer Hugh Levinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970814]

Unknown: Abbas Nasir

Producer: Hugh Levinson