US Pakistan Relations – Managing The Expectations

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Context

PoliTact’s Chief Analyst Arif Ansar was a guest on the special edition of TV Program Jirga. Pakistan’s current affairs channel Geo News aired it on October 20th. The guests discussed the US-Pakistan ties as the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan with a powerful delegation. The program is hosted by Saleem Safi and focused on the expectations of US and Pakistan from each other, as both countries search for a solution to the conflict in Afghanistan.

Other guests on the show included Pakistan’s former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Group Editor for The News – Shaheen Sehbai, and Analyst Farrukh Saleem.

Analysis

The 2 part video is included. (Note: the clips are in Urdu language)