Pakistan

Conflict & Justice

Family and friends of Warren Weinstein demand change from the US government as they mourn

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"The key question going forward is how is this going to change how the CIA operates?" asks the Wall Street Journal's Adam Entous. The strike was based on what's called a 'pattern of life' intelligence, which indicated that there was a legitimate target present, without knowing specifically who. "Will that continue down the road," asks Entous. "Or will that be curtailed?"

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to our quiz is the Venetian trader and traveller, Marco Polo. His descriptions of Central Asia and China enthralled readers from the 13th century to the present day.

Conflict & Justice

Taken By Trees

The music is from a new album by �Taken By Trees.� That's the artistic name of Swedish singer-songwriter Victoria Bergsman. She recorded the album in Pakistan. Bergsman really wanted to record with Sufi musicians.

Politics

The Pakistani Taliban

The investigation into the failed car bombing in Times Square has focussed attention on the Pakistani Taliban. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Christine Fair of Georgetown University about the relationship between the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban.

Politics

BBC programs for Pakistan flood victims

The UN says 1,600 people have been killed and nearly 14 million affected in flood stricken Pakistan. The BBC launched special programming this week to assist the victims. Shafi Naqi Jamie is overseeing the project. Katy Clark talks with him.