In the latest edition of the international newsmagazine FRONTLINE/World, reporter Sharmeen Obaid journeys across her native Pakistan to see how the people feel about the president's bold political moves, as well as his crackdown on domestic terrorism. The one-hour program features a report from Kyrgyzstan -- where the tradition of kidnapping brides has come back stronger than ever in the post-Soviet era -- and a visit to Kenya, where local women are breaking records and breaking down social barriers by training to join the ranks of the world's elite long distance runners.
Pakistan is a nation in turmoil. A key US ally in the war on terror, the country now teeters on the brink of political chaos following a nuclear proliferation scandal, two assassination at... SEE MORE >>
The local Kyrgyz call it "ala kachuu," or "bride stealing". But, as FRONTLINE/World reporter Petr Lom comes to learn, kidnapping would be a more accurate term. Lom travels to Kyrgzystan, wh... SEE MORE >>