John Nagl, president of the Center for a New American Security, discusses the Obama administration's plan and reports of an agreement between Taliban militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan to focus on fighting American combat troops.
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Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Deborah Amos of National Public Radio discuss the week's top stories: Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico, Israel's new government and prospects for peace and a troubling new report on ties between Pakistan's intelligence services and the Taliban.
Mark Mazzetti, author of the New York Times article that connects the Pakistani military to Afghani militants including al-Qaeda, discusses Taliban's widening campaign.
David Sanger of The New York Times discusses the Obama administration's possible expansion of American missile attacks in Pakistan and whether this could further destabilize the Pakistani government.
Shuja Nawaz of the Atlantic Council of the United States discusses the Pakistani government's decision to reinstate a popular chief justice who was dismissed years ago, a concession in the wake of widespread protests.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: Pakistani protests and the government's crackdown against its opponents, plans for a new strategy in Afghanistan and violence in Northern Ireland.
Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations, discusses intensifying protest movements against Pakistan's government and the government's crackdown on its political opponents.
Political battles between Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif have heated up, a sign of political instability and distraction even as the country deals with terrorism and the economic crisis.
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week’s top stories: Pakistan, Iran's nuclear ambitions and a war of words between China and the U.S. over human rights.