Ahmed Rashid, Taking Stock of Pakistani Politics Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, a regular Fresh Air guest, joins us again to assess recent political developments in his home country and to preview the upcoming election there.
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Ahmed Rashid covers Pakistani politics and culture; he's written extensively about the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in that country. Courtesy AhmedRashid.com hide caption

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Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, a regular Fresh Air guest, joins us again to assess recent developments in his home country and to preview the upcoming election there.

Born in Lahore and based in Pakistan, Rashid has written for The Washington Post, the International Herald Tribune, London's Daily Telegraph and other publications. He's also the author of several best-selling books.