December 07, 2012 10:30 PM
FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN<br><br> Will Afghan security forces be ready to take over after US combat troops withdraw in 2014? What is the status of “talks” with the Taliban? How significant are the upcoming 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan? Akmal Dawi, Managing Editor for VOA’s Dari Radio Service, and Ahmad Majidyar, senior research associate for South Asia at the American Enterprise Institute, discuss these issues with host Carol Castiel in addition to the pivotal roles of the United States, Pakistan, and Iran in the region.