Thu, 7 September 2017
Today on HERE & THERE: we cross the porous, colonially-designed border from Afghanistan to Pakistan to talk with the Washington Post's longtime bureau chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan Pamela Constable. President Trump has threatened punishment because he says Pakistan lacks the will to seal the border and suppress its own terrorist groups. But others wonder if there's an actual way for the Islamabad government to accomplish these tasks. The fear in Pakistan is that the Trump Administration will double-down of the Obama Administrations escalated use of drone attacks against suspected terrorists inside Pakistan.