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    The Taliban Revival

    Hassan Abbas talked about his book, The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier, in which he discusses the return to power of the Taliban in…

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    Counterterrorism Efforts in North Waziristan

    Hassan Abbas and Ikram Sehgal talked about the progress and implications of Pakistan’s counterterrorism strategy in the North Waziristan region of the country. They discussed what the…

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    Talibanistan

    Peter Bergen and a panel of contributors to the book, Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics and Religion talked about the threat posed by extremists who operate in…

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    Future of Pakistan

    Academics talked about a new Asia Society and U.S. Institute of Peace report on the future of Pakistan. The report includes recommendations for improving the country’s government, economy, and…

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    Pakistan Security Forces

    Panelists talked about the role Pakistan’s military might playin securing Afghanistan when the U.S. withdraws from the country. Among the topics they addressed the structure of the military, the…

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    Security in Pakistan

    In light of recent violent attacks by Pakistan militants and the presence of the Taliban in the country, Hassan Abbas talked about concerns about Pakistan’s security and what that means for…

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    Pakistani Presidential Elections

    Yesterday (9/6), Pakistan voted to elect their next President. Hassan Abbas discussed and analyzed the results of this election and their implications on international security and U.S.…

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    Security, Politics, and Islam

    Mr. Roy and Mr. Abbas talked about the influence of fundamentalist Islam on Middle East politics, culture, and religion. Among the topics they addressed were the causes of religious extremism,…

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