Uncovering Pakistan

Episodes

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A Leap of Faith

Owen Bennett Jones, who lived in Pakistan as a BBC correspondent, returns to look at the turbulent and troubled history of a nation.

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Powers in the Land

He examines the rise of Islamist militancy in the country and investigates the sources of its funding.

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Owen Bennett Jones, who lived in Pakistan as a BBC correspondent, returns to look at the turbulent and troubled history of a nation.

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The Dream Undone

He asks why so many of the hopes and aspirations of Pakistan's founders remain unfulfilled.

He discovers a nation split between powerful feudal families, the military elite, a religious establishment and powerful tribal and regional forces.