Maleeha Lodhi: Pakistan's Ambassador to the US


Guests:

Maleeha Lodhi
*Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States

Tom Gjelten (2-way)(update on US military casualties in Afghanistan)
*NPR's Pentagon Correspondent

Zamir Akrim
*Deputy Chief of Mission, Pakistan Embassy, Washington, DC

Robert Young Pelton
*Contributor, CNN (only journalist to have spoken with John Walker Lindh)
*Author, The World' s Most Dangerous Places

Since the September 11th terrorist attacks, Pakistan has allowed the United States to operate from several of its bases. In return, President Bush lifted economic sanctions and promised over a billion-dollars in aid. On the next Talk of the Nation, Neal Conan talks with Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, about Pakistan and its role in the war against terrorism.

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