Pakistani police outside Jamia Hafsa seminary [AFP] 
A six-month stand-off between Pakistani authorities and students at Islamabad's Red Mosque has erupted into a shootout which killed at least nine people.

On Wednesday, those in the besieged mosque remained defiant despite calls for them to surrender.

In Pakistan – governed by generals for more than half of its sixty-year history -  just what is the relationship between mosque and the military?

Inside Story investigates.

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