Ahmed Rashid: An Update on Pakistan After Bhutto

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Ahmed Rashid

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

toggle caption Courtesy

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.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from