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Taliban militants claim responsibility for an attack on a US consulate in northwestern Pakistan: conflicts inside Pakistan, the role of stepped-up US drone attacks, and the fight against Islamic militants.
- Shuja Nawaz Director of the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and author, "Crossed Swords: Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within"
- Hasan-Askari Rizvi political analyst, and professor emeritus, of political science, University of the Punjab, Lahore
- Teresita Schaffer director for South Asia, Center for Strategic and International Studies and former ambassador to Sri Lanka
- Michael O'Hanlon senior fellow and director of research of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution co- author with Hassina Sherjan of "Toughing It Out in Afghanistan.”
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