Diane talks with a panel of experts about the Taliban, prospects for the extradition of Osama Bin Laden from Afghanistan, and relations among that country, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, and other nations in the region.


  • Hisham Melhem Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"
  • Teresita Schaffer director for South Asia, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Kluge Center, Library of Congress; served in both India and Pakistan during a 30-year career as a U.S. diplomat; former ambassador to Sri Lanka; author of the forthcoming "Reinventing Partnership" on US-India relations. Pakistan.
  • Paula Newberg is Director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University.
  • Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."

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