12:30 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

Past Event

The Scouting Report: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Over seven years after the 9/11 attacks, the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains the front line in the war on terror. President Barack Obama faces a deepening crisis as he prepares to meet with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.

Brookings expert Vanda Felbab-Brown took questions on this topic in the May 6 edition of the Scouting Report moderated by Politico Senior Editor John Ward Anderson. The transcript of this chat follows.