A new memoir from the National Book Award-winning author of "Middle Passage." He writes about the art and craft of writing and what he calls "the truth-telling power of fiction."
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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