Host Lisa Mullins speaks with Pakistani author and journalist Ahmed Rashid about relations between the U.S. and Pakistan. They also discuss the importance of Pakistan's move to close a major supply route into Afghanistan as part of its offensive against militants in the region.
The World's Aaron Schachter reports on the Saudi influence in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He says Pakistanis have been drawn to a Saudi style of Islam. But in Afghanistan, many blame Saudi Arabia for inspiring and supporting Afghanistan's fundamentalist Taliban.
The head of the Pakistani Taliban, Baitullah Mehsud, is reported to have been killed by a US missile strike. The World's Matthew Bell reports on what it could mean for the overall US mission in the region.
The former president of Pakistan was America's ally in fighting Muslim extremism. Many in Washington said he did too little. Many Pakistanis said he bowed to western pressure. He talks with Marco Werman about the delicate balance of leading Pakistan.
For years Pakistan's northwest has been plagued by Islamist violence fueled by anger over the war in Afghanistan. Marco Werman talks with Washington's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, about US policy in the region.
Gunmen attacked two mosques in the Pakistani city of Lahore today. At least 70 people are reported to have been killed. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool, who is in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
The United States is stepping up its assistance to flood-ravaged Pakistan. US Army Major Dan Rice flies a Blackhawk helicopter. He arrived in Pakistan 2 days ago to help with flood relief. Jeb Sharp talks with him.