Pakistan’s High Commissioner – It’s High Time for the International Community to Intervene in Kashmir! (E832)
On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Nafees Zakaria. He discusses the US’s assassination of Qassem Soleimani, Pakistan’s position on tensions between Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States, alleged human rights violations by India in Kashmir, allegations of terror financing, what Pakistan aims to achieve with regards to the international community and Kashmir, and more! Next, we speak to former Irish Defence Minister Alan Shatter about his new book ‘Frenzy and Betrayal: The Anatomy of a Political Assassination’. Topics discussed include the rise of what he calls ‘fabricated truth’ in politics and international relations, the media’s bias and obsession with ‘scandal stories’, the details of his political demise due to false allegations, and his experiences dealing with Leo Varadkar.