Christine Fair

Georgetown University

Guest

Assistant Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies and visiting fellow at the Lahore University of Management Sciences; author of The Madrassah Challenge: Militancy and Religious Education in Pakistan; former senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation, studying South Asia; former senior research associate at the United States Institute of Peace, a government-funded Washington, DC-based research institute

Christine Fair on KCRW

President Obama is entering his last year in office. All week, we’ve been discussing his unfinished business. Today: Afghanistan. With U.S.

Obama's Unfinished Business: Afghanistan

President Obama is entering his last year in office. All week, we’ve been discussing his unfinished business. Today: Afghanistan. With U.S.

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With NATO troops pulling out of Afghanistan, attacks by the Taliban are increasing, and American soldiers will stay until the end of next year.

America's Longest War Is Going to Continue

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Al Qaeda Targets India

Al Qaeda is looking for new recruits.

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