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Critics Doubt Musharraf Vow to Leave Army Role

Last December, Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf pledged to step down as head of the army at the end of 2004 and move the country back toward democratic government. But now Musharraf says voters want him keep his military post, fueling doubts he'll resign. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.

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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.