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Supporters of Pakistani religious party Sunni Tehreek raise posters showing Mumtaz Qadri, alleged killer of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, during a rally supporting him and calling his release in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP)
Supporters of Pakistani religious party Sunni Tehreek raise posters showing Mumtaz Qadri, alleged killer of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, during a rally supporting him and calling his release in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (AP)

Vice President Joe Biden heads to Pakistan this week with a promise of more U.S. assistance. But he's also expected to challenge Pakistan's leaders to tell him exactly what they need to clear the Taliban from the tribal areas on the border with Afghanistan.

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool joins us from Pakistan to talk about the fragile relationship between two countries that are supposed to be allies.

This segment aired on January 10, 2011.

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