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Khar on Pakistan's 'Democratic Journey' (Complete)

NEW YORK, January 15, 2013 — Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar discusses the implications of the 2014 U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan, and what the pullout means for Pakistan's ongoing struggle against extremism, with Time magazine political columnist Joe Klein. (1 hr., 1 min.)

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 /  New York
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 /  New York
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 /  India
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 /  Southern California
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