Apr. 19, 2011
Strategically placed between Iran, Afghanistan and India, Pakistan has evolved into a country of great importance. Its development of nuclear weapons, dangerous tribal areas, shelter of Afghan Taliban, and catastrophic damage from recent floods have made the nation a focus of international attention. We’ll talk with Anatol Lieven, a professor in the department of war studies at King's College London and author of Pakistan: A Hard Country. He disputes the West's portrayal of Pakistan as a near-failed state.
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