Ahmed Rashid: An Update on Pakistan After Bhutto

Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid checks in this week from Switzerland, where he's attending the World Economic Forum in Davos. Courtesy AhmedRashid.com hide caption

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Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, a regular Fresh Air analyst, joins Terry Gross for an update on Pakistani politics after the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.

Rashid covers Pakistani politics and culture for various Western publications. An expert on the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in the country, he's the author of the best sellers Taliban: Islam, Oil and the New Great Game in Central Asia and Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia.

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