Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner considers the signficance of the three-way meeting between President Obama and the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, arguing that Obama needs to do something convincing and new in the troubled region.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai was set for a three-way meeting with his Pakistani and American counterparts on Wednesday, to discuss how to combat the growing threat of the Taliban. Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner writes about Karzai’s changing relationship with the U.S. under the Obama administration.
As the Obama administration weighs a major expansion of Afghan security forces, Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner, the former deputy foreign editor of the Washington Post, writes about reviewing the U.S. war strategy in Iraq before determining new strategy in Afghanistan.
Geneive Abdo of the Century Foundation discusses Mohammed Khatami, the moderate reform candidate who will challenge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the future of Iran-U.S. relations.