Pakistan and the Taliban

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Twenty-eight thousand Pakistani soldiers are in the fourth day of an offensive in South Waziristan, a province in western Pakistan where some 10,000 Taliban provide a base for al Qaeda and training for foreign jihadis.

Credits

Guests:
Zahid Hussain - Journalist, Wall Street Journal and London Times, Najam Sethi - Friday Times and Daily Times - @najam_sethi, Hassan Abbas - Senior Advisor, Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Karl Inderfurth - former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis