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.
May 27, 2002
Conversations with History