Ingrid Betancourt

The former Colombian presidential candidate joins Sir David Frost to talk about her six and a half years as a hostage of FARC guerrillas in the Colombian Amazon jungle.

Sal Russo

The chief strategist of the "Tea Party Express" talks about the Republican Party and the approaching mid-term elections in the US.

Mark Ward

The acting head of the United States Agency for International Development in Pakistan talks about the devastation caused by the floods this summer and the relief operation that is currently taking place.

Peter Galbraith and Hamish McRae

The former UN deputy special representative to Afghanistan talks about rumoured negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Plus, Hamish McRae, a financial journalist, talks about the rumours that Japan, China and South Korea are all deliberately devalueing their currencies to help boost exports.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, October 8, 2010.

Source: Al Jazeera