Thursday, May 31, 2012

Two Baloch speakers to address key Pentagon event in June

A politician and a journalist from Balochistan will speak at a key symposium on the future of the Afpak region at an upcoming Pentagon event in Arlington.
A former speaker of the Balochistan assembly, Waheed Baloch, and Reagan-Fascell Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy, Malik Siraj Akbar, will speak at the Afghanistan-Pakistan Regional Expertise Training Programtwo-day event entitled Pakistan Symposium: 2014 and Beyond.
Peter Bergen, director of National Security Studies Program at the New America Foundation, will be the keynote speaker June 19..
Concerns run high in the U.S. that the Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence is determined to bring back the Taliban rule in Afghanistan once the U.S. draws down its troops

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