Past event


Pakistan, Afghanistan and the US Withdrawal

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Transcript - Ahmed Rashid
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Transcript - Ahmed Rashid Q&A
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Ahmed Rashid, Author, Pakistan on the Brink
Chair: Xenia Dormandy, Senior Fellow, US International Role, Americas, Chatham House 


As the United States and Britain begin their withdrawal from Afghanistan, the speaker will provide a guide to the changing cast of characters in the region. He will offer his thoughts on the future of international terrorism, and the policies and strategies both within Pakistan and Afghanistan and among the Western allies. He will also discuss how the death of Osama bin Laden has affected the relationship between the US and Pakistan, and examine the choices facing Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West in their efforts to bring stability to a fractured region.

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Book Review: Pakistan on the Brink: the Future of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West
Gareth Price, The World Today, March 2012