Hamid Karzai has been sworn in for his second term as president of Afghanistan [GALLO/GETTY]

In this episode of Frost over the World: Abdullah Abdullah, Hamid Karzai's main rival in August's flawed presidential election, on the future of his country, and the growing diplomatic spat between Peru and Chile.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, November 20, 2009.

Abdullah Abdullah


Hamid Karzai has been sworn in as Afghanistan's president for a second time. His main rival in August's flawed elections joins Sir David to talk about the inauguration and the future of the country.

Plus, Hugo Rifkind of The Times newspaper talks to Sir David about the newly appointed president of the European Council and high representative for foreign affairs.

Martin Indyk


Martin Indyk, the former US ambassador to Israel, talks about Barack Obama's chances of reaching a Middle East peace deal.

Plus, this week Peru accused Chile of spying on them. But the Chileans say they "do not spy". Sir David is joined by Peru's foreign minister, Jose Antonio Garcia Belaunde, who explains what is happening between the two countries.

Steve Redgrave


Former British rower, Steve Redgrave, is the only person ever to win a gold medal in five consecutive Olympic Games. He joins Sir David to talk about his new book, Inspired.

Ian Blair


Ian Blair, the former head of London's metropolitan police, joins Sir David to discuss the work of the police in today's expanding cities.

Plus, legal experts Glenn Sulmasy and Scott Horton talk about the US attorney-general's decision to try the 9/11 suspects in a civilian court in New York.

Source: Al Jazeera