- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 50 minutes
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Released: December 16, 2008
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Interactive Features:
- Scene Selection
- Interactive Menu
Performers, Cast and Crew:
One of the key players in the international war on terror, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has long made the eradication of extremism one of his primary political goals. This entry in the Biography series analyzes the leader's rise through the Pakistani military ranks, as well as his 1999 coup of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and subsequent imposition of martial law.
Description by New Video Group:
BIOGRAPHY narrates the life of the embattled Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf, who's become a key ally in the war on terror, angering Islamic militants who twice tried to assassinate him.
After moving through the army's ranks, he was named Army Chief of Staff in 1998. A year later, he led a coup to topple Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, dismissed parliament, imposed martial law, and assumed the chief executive position.
Musharraf has made regaining Kashmir from India and crushing extremism two of his top priorities.
War on Terror