Ahmed Rashid | Descent into Chaos: The U.S. and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia

Recorded Jun 9, 2008
Direct Download: 20080609-ahmedra.mp3

A correspondent for the International Herald Tribune, the New York Review of Books, and the Nation, Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid has been covering the politics of Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in particular, for more than 20 years. His number one New York Times bestseller Taliban has been translated into more than 20 languages and his book Jihad was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. Descent into Chaos provides a clear-eyed analysis of the crisis in Pakistan and the renewed radicalism threatening Afghanistan and the West.

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