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PM's Election Edges Pakistan Toward Civilian Rule

Pakistani leader Gen. Pervez Musharraf's military regime takes a tentative step toward civilian government with a new prime minister -- Pakistan's first since Musharraf took power in a coup. Hear more from NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Michael Sullivan.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.
Michael Sullivan is NPR's Senior Asia Correspondent. He moved to Hanoi to open NPR's Southeast Asia Bureau in 2003. Before that, he spent six years as NPR's South Asia correspondent based in but seldom seen in New Delhi.
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