The leaders of India and Pakistan will meet in just over a week to talk about Kashmir, the fiercely disputed territory lying between the two countries. Pakistan’s foreign minister visited Washington, D.C., in June. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf dismissed that country’s civilian president and assumed the post himself. A panel talks about these developments and U.S. policy toward both of these south Asian nuclear powers.

Guests

  • Dennis Kux senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and author of "Disenchanted Allies: The History of U.S.-Pakistan Relations" (Johns Hopkins University); and "Estranged Democracies: India and the United States 1941-1991" (1993, National Defense University); former U.S. Ambassador to Ivory Coast
  • Dr. Rajesh Kadian physician and author of Tibet, India and China
  • Mustapha Kamal Pasha professor of international relations at American University
  • Stephen Cohen senior fellow of foreign policy and the 21st Century Defense Initiative, Brookings Institution.

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