The ongoing tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan will be a critical issue in the 2012 presidential election. Michael O’Hanlon discusses with Campaign 2012 Project Director Benjamin Wittes how candidates can craft a defense policy that will help shift Afghan and Pakistan governments into more open and responsive relationships with each other and the United States.
CANCELLED – The future of U.S. policy in Afghanistan
Emerging Voices Network Reception with Gareth Bayley, U.K. Special Representative on Pakistan and Afghanistan
[The duplicity of Pakistan's intelligence services was] baked into the stock price of U.S.-Pakistan relations. They were at times minimally responsive, but we always hit a wall. The outstanding list of Al Qaeda-affiliated figures [still operating in Pakistan] is small. But the Haqqani list is moving in the other direction.