Eric interviews Pakistani journalist Atif K. Butt on a variety of issues including U.S. foreign policy in the region, the current unrest in Balochistan, and some of the political and geopolitical headlines making news in Pakistan. The two also discuss the future of U.S.-Pakistani relations in the wake of the numerous provocations and violations of Pakistan’s sovereignty. Mr. Butt provides incredible insight into the mindset and general sentiments of the people of Pakistan as both a journalist and citizen.
Atif K. Butt is an investigative journalist based in Lahore, Pakistan. His most recent article “Sowing the Seeds of Hate in Pakistan” can be found atcounterpunch.org. His blog, The Analyst, can be found at atifkbutt.blog.com