Descent into Chaos US Policy and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia with distinguished speaker Ahmed Rashid.
Ahmed Rashid, a Pakistani journalist based in Lahore is author of three books including the best sellers Taliban and most recently Jihad. He has covered Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia for the past 25 years and writes for the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Daily Telegraph, and The Wall Street Journal.
Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses President Obama's strategy of transparency regarding the Taliban's presence in Pakistan. He's says Obama is pressuring the Pakistani military by putting his "cards on the table."