President Obama meets in Washington with the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan as thousands flee the Swat valley. An update on the battle against Taliban militants and U.S. strategy in the region.

Guests

  • Robert Grenier chair, ERG Partners - consulting for the intelligence and security industry; CIA station chief in Pakistan until 2002; director of the CIA's Counter Terrorism Center from 2005 - 2006.
  • Shuja Nawaz Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and author, "Crossed Swords: Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within"
  • Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
  • Ahmed Rashid Pakistani journalist, writer, and author. His books include "Taliban" and most recently "Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia"

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