In our report on Afghanistan, "Breaking Point," we warned of unchecked corruption in the government, an ongoing struggle with drugtrafficking and warlords, and most importantly an increase in the dangers presented by Taliban insurgency groups.
With three former ambassadors (Amb. Wendy Chamberlin, Amb. Robert Oakley, and Amb. Teresita Schaffer), today's event on developments in Pakistan and launching PCR's new report A Perilous Course featured excellent panelist commentary and thought-provoking questions from the audience.
We're keeping a close eye on US relations with Iran, and even had some conversation today about the ghastly prospect of planning for a post-conflict phase there, should the US or Israel strike in some way.
We’re keeping a close eye on US relations with Iran, and even had some conversation today about the ghastly prospect of planning for a post-conflict phase there, should the US or Israel strike in some way.
Fuel was added to the political storm brewing in Pakistan when Osama bin Laden released a tape today declaring Musharraf an "infidel" who must be torn down by waging a "holy war" against him. Bin laden describes Musharraf's allied relationship with the U.S.
Hosted by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, the Afghan Corrections Program Roundtable was held Tuesday, September 11th, 2007.
The roundtable discussion was led by Major General Ismat, the General Director of the Afghan Central Prisons Department (CPD), who was joined by Senior Afghan Officials of the Ministry of Justice. They were accompanied by the Director and staff of the State Department funded Corrections System Support Program (CSSP), a first of its kind Department of State operational corrections program.