The discussion on this subject centered on President
Obama's speech from West Point, NY, last evening, about his
administration's approach to the on-going difficult situation in Afghanistan.
President Obama ordered surge of 30 thousand American troops and also announced
an exit policy of U.S. army from Afghanistan.
The panelists while answering questions from our listeners
discussed the pros and cons of the situation. They said while thedeployment of
additional US troops is required to fight the Talibans and al_Qaida, this will cost immensely to the US taxpayers .
The guests discussed in details the regional and international impact of
President Obama’s decision .
The guests were : Dr. Md.
Shahiduzzaman.Professor, International Relations, Dhaka University
and Dr. Anindyo Majumder, Professor, International Relations, Jadavpur