The Taliban threatened to continue to target Pakistani security forces with suicide attacks. This comes at a time when Pakistan is still struggling to recover from massive flooding, which has killed many and destroyed infrastructure and agriculture.
Taylor Seybolt, author of "Humanitarian Military Intervention: The Conditions for Success and Failure", talks about the military's role during humanitarian crises. We also speak with Issam Ahmed, Pakistan correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.
Whether it is 'compassion fatigue,' lack of funds or a distrust in the Pakistani government's transparency ? the real question is, will a failure to act now have greater foreign policy implications for the future stability of the region?
In Pakistan almost a third of the country is under water. A new political problem is emerging as groups with militant ties are stepping in to help local residents, and even telling locals not to accept help from outside sources.
We talk with Christian Science Monitor reporter, Issam Ahmed, on the ground in Lahore, Pakistan, and Michelle Fanzo, Project Leader for the World Policy Institute, who weigh in on United States' effort to aid in the floods' devastating aftermath.
The worst flooding in Pakistan's history has killed over a thousand people in a volatile region. Issam Ahmed, reporter for the Christian Science Monitor, is in Lahore, Pakistan. He has the latest details.
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