Christine Fair

Confusion around U.S. drone policy in Pakistan runs deep

Confusion around the U.S. drone policy in Pakistan runs deep. That was evident during a Pakistani television station's interview with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry where he spoke confidently about a soon-to-come downscaling of the program that was quickly walked back by his spokeswoman.

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Global Politics

Taliban Leader: Dead or Alive?

Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud was reportedly killed by a U.S. missile strike, but some Taliban members are insisting that he is still alive. Nicholas Schmidle of New America Foundation and Christine Fair of the RAND Corporation join The Takeaway.