Thursday, October 22, 2009

Pakistan Under Stress - Asia Society Event, Oct 22

October 22, 2009 Asia Society Event

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In recent years, Pakistan has endured tremendous challenges—including militant attacks, high-profile political assassination, suicide bombings, prolonged political instability, and deteriorating law and order—but is the situation as dire as some claim it to be? Join experts for a discussion on these and other pertinent issues.


Hassan Abbas, Bernard Schwartz Fellow, Asia Society and Senior Advisor, Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, journalist/documentary filmmaker, Channel 4 (U.K.); and Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader

Mary Anne Weaver, foreign correspondent and author of Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan

Oct 22, 2009 | 6:30pm to 8:00pm

New York: 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

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Discuss: What explains the resilience of the Taliban in Afghanistan? - Asia Society

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