HardTalk Interview with Ahmed Rashid

Stephen Sackur talks to the journalist Ahmed Rashid about the stability of post-taliban Afghanistan.

President Bush has described the political process there as a standing rebuke to cynicism and extremism.

But how stable is post-Taliban Afghanistan; and what price democracy in neighbouring countries?

Stephen Sackur talks to journalist Ahmed Rashid, a writer with unparalleled knowledge of the region, and asks him whether the global powers are still playing their great game in central Asia.

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