Commonwealth National Podcast

Hamid Mir, Pakistani Journalist, Executive Editor, Geo TV; Osama bin Laden’s Authorized Biographer

Duration: 
1:07:39

Peace in Pakistan: Making Truce with the Taliban


Hamid Mir, Executive Editor, Geo TV; Osama bin Laden’s Authorized Biographer



Best known internationally as the sole journalist to have interviewed Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks, Mir is a prominent Pakistani journalist who specializes in investigative reporting in Pakistan and abroad. Find out what this controversial reporter knows about the recent concession agreement between the Pakistani government and Taliban militants, the Obama administration’s recent covert missile strike on Taliban training camps, and the hope for peace in one of the most turbulent regions in the world.


This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on April 1, 2009