Anchor Marco Werman interviews Indian-American saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa about his new CD "Apti" which means "coming together." He performs it with his trio the Indo-Pak Coalition, and believes that after the Mumbai attacks.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Hassan Abbas, author of ï¿½Pakistan's Drift into Extremism: Allah, the Army and America's War on Terror,ï¿½ about the extremist groups behind the growing violence there.
The music is from a new album by ï¿½Taken By Trees.ï¿½ 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.
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.
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.