Pakistan & the War on Terrorism


Guests:

Najam Sethi
*Editor, Friday Times, Lahore, Pakistan

Akbar Ahmed
*Chair of Islamic Studies, American University
*Former Pakistani Ambassador to the United Nations

Maniza Naqvi
* Author, Mass Transit and On Air *Pakistani writer and novelist (issues of poverty and development)

Clarence Major
* Professor of Politics, St. John University, New York
*Professor of Poetry, University of California at Davis

Pakistan once supported Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Now it's a key ally in the US led war on terrorism. But some military and intelligence officials in Pakistan still have ties to the Taliban and some tribes might be harboring fugitives. Host Neal Conan talks with guests about Pakistan and the war on terrorism.

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