In this edition of Hello Washington the topic of discussion was President Bush’s visit to India and Pakistan. Our distinguished guests were Prof.Om Prokash Mishra and Mr. Manas Ghosh.
Professor Om Prokash Mishra, a foreign policy expert is a Professor in the Department of International Relations at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He is also a member of, India's National Security Advisory Board.
Mr. Manas Ghosh, a senior political analyst is the editor of a daily leading newspaper in Kolkata, 'Dainik Statesman'.
Listeners asked a variety of questions but they focused on (a) different aspects of Indo-US civilian nuclear cooperation issue (b) Pakistan based terrorism in south Asia (c) Kashmir issues (d) Indo-US economic relations and the question of outsourcing and (e) India's desire to have a seat in the UN Security Council and whether US will support India.
Asim Chakrabarti hosted the show.