Ambassador William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, D.C. Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (1998-2001) and Ambassador to Bangladesh (1990-93)Hassan Abbas, Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Acclaimed author Ahmed Rashid examines Pakistan—its governments’s existential crisis, the worsening economy and its role in the conflict in Afghanistan.
Michael Scheuer, author and former head of the CIA
s bin Laden unit, discusses what policies the Obama administration could pursue in regard to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and Iran in the war against terrorism. Author,Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq`
Resident scholar Frederick W. Kagan, who directs the Critical Threats Project at AEI, and Kimberly Kagan, founder and president of the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), spent 150 days in Afghanistan in 2010 and lay out the key details of their latest report, "Defining Success in Afghanistan."