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The AfPak File Podcast

The AfPak File Podcast is a series jointly hosted by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and the Wilson Center's Asia Program. In each episode, a group of experts gather to discuss key topics affecting the region. Asia Program Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia Michael Kugelman joins each program.

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Can US-Pakistan Relations Survive After Imran Khan’s Regime Change Allegations?

Uncertainty surrounds the US-Pakistan relationship, which took a big hit during a recent political crisis after Imran Khan accused the Biden administration of colluding with Pakistan’s opposition on a no-confidence vote. Khan used this conspiracy to justify his decision to block the vote. How much damage has this allegation inflicted on US-Pakistan relations, and what might determine the future trajectory of a relationship that was fragile and unsettled even before Khan’s allegations of a US conspiracy?

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Catch up on what you've missed with all of the episodes of the AfPak File podcast (listed in chronological order).