About the Program
Nicholas Schmidle went to Pakistan in 2006 to learn about the country and the people who live there. He stayed for two years and wrote about his experiences in his book "To Live or to Perish Forever." Mr. Schmidle talks about his book with Ralph Peters, columnist for the New York Post and strategic analyst for Fox News.
Nicholas Schmidle is a fellow at the New America Foundation. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Slate, the New Republic, and the New York Times magazine. Mr. Schmidle was the recipient of the 2008 Kurt Schork Award for freelance journalism for his reportage from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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