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Search Is On For Pakistan's Next President

Political leaders in Pakistan are looking for a new president. Pervez Musharraf stepped down Monday to avoid being impeached by the country's parliament. The Bush administration — which saw Musharraf as an important ally — is watching the search for a replacement closely. On the streets of Pakistan's cities, though, reaction to Musharraf's departure is mixed.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.

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