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Pierre Krähenbühl - Director of Operations, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 07 June 2013

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is pulling some of its international staff out of Afghanistan, following a murderous attack on its Jalalabad compound. It's an unprecedented move in three decades of ICRC operations in Afghanistan. Stephen Sackur speaks to Pierre Krähenbühl, the ICRC’s operations director. Is his organisation being overwhelmed by the danger and complexity of modern conflict?

(Image: Pierre Krähenbühl, Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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