The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir has been ongoing since the 1940's and impacts security throughout the region. Worldfocus contributing blogger S.Azmat Hassan argues that settling the conflict there should be as urgent a foreign policy goal for the United States as working towards peace in the Middle East.
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Rachel Reid, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss violence against women in Afghanistan and resulting self-immolation and suicide. David Chater reports for Al Jazeera English from Herat, Afghanistan, on how women are burning themselves to escape abusive and unwanted marriages.
As the Pakistani military continues its offensive in Pakistan, ordinary Pakistanis are coping with the realities of heightened security. Daljit Dhaliwal spoke with Amna Nawaz, a Pakistani-American journalist, who was recently in Pakistan as part of her fellowship with the International Reporting Project of Johns Hopkins University.
Patricia DeGennaro, a specialist on Afghanistan and South Asia, discusses the U.S. supply options and the potential for diplomatic solutions in Central Asia.
Roger Carstens of the Center for a New American Security discusses the future of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Vikram Singh, South Asia expert for the Center for a New American Security, discusses the military and political situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan.