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Encounter

Encounter


SHARIF/PAKISTAN - US Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with President Barack Obama in Washington to mend strained relations and chart a more collaborative path forward as the US draws down troops in neighboring Afghanistan. Lisa Curtis, senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center and Hassan Abbas, a former Pakistani government official, currently professor & director at the National Defense University’s South and Central Asia Program, discuss points of convergence and divergence between Islamabad and Washington regarding US drone strikes, counterterrorism, and achieving stability in Afghanistan with host Carol Castiel.

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