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Pakistan's Musharraf to Step Down as Army Chief

Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf is saying farewell to his troops. His stepping down as chief of the army doesn't mean he's leaving power though. The embattled U.S. ally intends to remain president, a job he acquired in a coup in 1999.

Rashed Rahman, executive editor of the Post newspaper in Lahore, Pakistan, speaks with Steve Inskeep.

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