A leading religious leader condemned Asif Ali Zardari's comments to Sarah Palin at the UN.
Nineteen percent of Pakistanis have 'positive' views toward Al Qaeda, according to a BBC poll released Sunday.
The divergent approaches of the U.S., Pakistan, and Afghanistan highlight the complexity of developing a unified front on terrorism.
One seeks domestic security, the other stability for Afghans.
Saturday's massive truck bombing, which killed at least 50 people, is seen as a warning to the Pakistani government over its cooperation with the US.
Many kids get no education or attend madrassahs, which may cover few subjects or even teach radical Islam.
It plans to send more troops to Afghanistan and ramp up attacks in Pakistan.
Asif Ali Zardari leads the race to replace Musharraf in Saturday's presidential election.