In this episode of Head to Head , Mehdi Hasan challenges Hina Rabbani Khar, former foreign minister of Pakistan, on whether the army is in control of the country, and if Pakistan has been supporting the Taliban.
Joining the discussion are:
Omar Waraich, an award-winning British journalist and former Pakistan correspondent for Time Magazine;
Humeira Iqtidar, Pakistani Senior Lecturer in Politics of South Asia at King's College London and author of Secularising Islamists?
Mosharraf Zaidi, former advisor to Foreign Minister Rabbani Khar as well as the EU and UN.
Who rules Pakistan? with Hina Rabbani Khar will be broadcast on December 18 at 2000 GMT and will be repeated on December 19 at 1200, December 20 at 0100 and December 21 at 0600.
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