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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – The U.S. policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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In tonight’s program, Shahram Aghamir speaks with Imran Aslam, veteran Pakistani journalist and President of Geo TV, Pakistan’s premier television news channel, as well as Kamran Ali, Associate Professor Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies at University of Austin in Texas. Imran Aslam and Kamran Ali discuss the U.S. policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan as well as the role of regional players such as Saudi Arabia, Iran and India in the war in Afghanistan.

Later in the program, in a conversation with Khalil Bendib, veteran journalist and activist Henry Norr evaluates Congress woman Barbra Lee’ position with respect to issues such as Palestine/Israel and police brutality at home.

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