Monday, October 19, 2009

Pakistan’s Refugees Swell As U.S. Policy Criticized

NPR, October 18, 2009

As Pakistan mounts a major ground offensive against al-Qaida and Taliban militants, hundreds of thousands of Pakistani refugees remain in dire need of emergency relief. That’s the take-away from a report, expected later this month, from the humanitarian advocacy group Refugees International. The group’s findings are described as being highly critical of U.S. policy in Pakistan. Host Liane Hansen speaks with Patrick Duplat of Refugees International on the group’s recent trip to Pakistan.

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