Obama's War: Is there Any Way to Make Progress?

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The war with the Taliban involves the US, Afghanistan and Pakistan, but there's growing evidence that all three have different objectives. Neither Pakistan nor Afghanistan has trust in the other and neither expects the US to be around for the long run.  And this weekend's New York Times raised a disturbing question: "can the war succeed if one of [America's] principal allies is in cahoots with the enemy?" We hear from Afghanistan and Pakistan, and from one of America's senior diplomats.

Credits

Guests:
Ahmed Rashid - Pakistani journalist, Zalmay Khalilzad - former diplomat - @realZalmayMK, Alissa Johannsen Rubin - New York Times - @alissanyt, Zahid Hussain - Journalist, Wall Street Journal and London Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton