Ahmed Rashid: The Rise of Militant Islam

Conversations with History: Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid, Author and Journalist. 


Journalist and author Ahmed Rashid joins UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler for a discussion of"The Rise and Fall of Militant Islam" on this episode of Conversations with History. Topics covered include: the legacy of the Soveit Union in Central Asia;  intervention and its impact on fundamentalism; fundamentalism versus traditional Islam; U.S. foreign policy; and Pakistan's future.


KEYWORDS: Journalists, Islam, Soviet Union, Political Islam.

Ahmed Rashid
Publication date: 
May 27, 2002
Publication type: 
Conversations with History