Afghanistan at crossroads

President of the National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan Sayed Ishaq Gailani

1954 – Born in Kabul
1978 – Graduates, Tehran University
1978 – Completes his LLB
1978 – Moves to Pakistan
1979 – Joins national movement of Afghanistan
2002 – Establishes, national solidarity movement of Afghanistan

The campaign for the Afghan Presidential Election scheduled for August 20 has started in the troubled country. The election will be a dramatic event for Afghanistan, even as thousands of additional foreign troops are being poured into the country to battle the escalating Taliban insurgency. Our guest to discuss the situation is the President of the National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan Sayed Ishaq Gailani.