On the Line

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VOA News
October 19, 2012
Smart talk about issues and ideas that matter.

On the Line 19 Oct

VOA News

Published October 18, 2012

Smart talk about issues and ideas that matter.

On the Line

Smart talk about issues and ideas that matter.

On the Line is a lively forum, hosted by Ayesha Tanzeem, where newsmakers, policy experts, diplomats, activists, academics and journalists discuss world events. It focuses on the critical issues shaping the future, and gives those issues the vigorous, serious debate they deserve. The program broadcasts worldwide on VOA Television, and is also heard on VOA radio. Condensed versions of the program can be heard in translation in over 40 languages via VOA radio's language services.

 
This Week's Program:

AFGHANISTAN  ELECTIONS
Afghanistan's Presidential vote is being hailed as a success, with seven million voters braving Taliban threats to go to the polls.  But Afghans say the true success of the election lies with the candidates accepting the final results.  Who will emerge as the next President and how will this election shape Kabul's relations with NATO and the United States?  That's next ON THE LINE.

GUESTS
Hamid Arsalan: Program Officer - Middle East and North Africa, National Endowment for Democracy
Ahmad Majidyar: Senior Research Associate - South Asia and Middle East, American Enterprise Institute