Burhanuddin Rabbani, Leader of Afghan Peace Council, Assassinated

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A suicide bomber in Afghanistan on Tuesday killed Burhanuddin Rabbani, former president of Afghanistan and leader of the High Peace Council. Rabbani was in the process of negotiating an end to the war with the Taliban. The assassination is a devastating blow to the Afghan peace process, and the future of security in the region.

Peter Galbraith, former U.N. deputy special representative for Afghanistan, and Alissa Johannsen Rubin, reporter for The New York Times, talk about what Rabbani's assassination could mean for the future of Afghanistan.

Guests:

Peter Galbraith and Alissa Rubin

Produced by:

Sitara Nieves

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