Patt Morrison for April 26, 2010

Pakistan: the political and the cultural, with Ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani

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Pakistan's ambassador to the United States talks about the country's safety

Pakistan is a major hot spot for security experts and political watchers. With the hope that of stabilizing the country and enlisting greater cooperation in the fight against Taliban insurgents and terrorists, the Obama administration has increased military and economic aid. But what lies behind the headlines in this vast, complex and multicultural nation? Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, talks with Patt about the security situation in his country and its effect on Pakistan’s economy, the nation’s infrastructure challenges, and what the prospects are for better relations with India.

Guest:

Husain Haqqani, Ambassador to the United States, Pakistan


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