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Maleeha Lodhi's Op-Ed Feature in Pakistan's The News Newspaper

Oct 20, 2009
In a October 20 op-ed in Pakistan's The News newspaper, Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi assesses the terms of friendship between the United States and Pakistan following the passage of the Kerry-Lugar/Berman Bill.

Bryce Wakefield on political market-orientation in Japan

Oct 08, 2009
A new publication, Global Political Marketing edited by Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Chris Rudd, and Jesper Stromback, features a chapter on political marketing in Japan, co-written by Masahiko Asano and Asia Program associate Bryce Wakefield.

Maleeha Lodhi's Co-Written Op-Ed Feature in the Financial Times

Oct 06, 2009
In an Oct. 5th op-ed in the Financial Times, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi and Anatol Lieven of the New America Foundation proposed an exit strategy for the West from "the Afghan quagmire."

Maleeha Lodhi's Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Oct 01, 2009
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on October 1, 2009, regarding the impact on Pakistan of the war in Afghanistan.

Maleeha Lodhi's Op-Ed in Pakistan's The News

Sep 30, 2009
In a September 30 op-ed in Pakistan's The News newspaper, Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi weighs in on the challenges facing President Obama as he considers a strategy shift in Afghanistan.

Michael Kugelman's Op-Ed in Pakistan's Dawn Newspaper

Sep 17, 2009
In a September 17 op-ed in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, program associate Michael Kugelman argues that foreign land acquisitions in Pakistan could exacerbate already-grave resource shortages and trigger political strife.

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

Sep 15, 2009
SEPTEMBER 2009--Pakistan, already plagued by widespread water shortages, is expected to become water-scarce by 2035--though some experts project this may happen as soon as 2020, if not earlier. This new publication examines Pakistan's water pressures, focusing on both rural and urban angles, and suggests ways forward.

Wilson Center appoints Maleeha Lodhi as Public Policy Scholar

Sep 04, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, announced the appointment of Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi as a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar.

Afghanistan and Pakistan: Conflict and Resistance to Modernity

Aug 05, 2009
Afghanistan has been beset by violent conflict for decades, and this strife has had a major impact in neighboring Pakistan, a troubled state in its own right. Pakistan Scholar Riaz Mohammad Khan chronicles the effects of the Afghan conflict on Pakistan, emphasizing its toll on political, economic, and societal development.

Tread Lightly With Pakistan's Lashkars

Jul 16, 2009
As Pakistan's army prepares for an assault on the tribal area of South Waziristan, Islamabad may be looking to strengthen its links with tribal militias, or lashkars. This would be a mistake, writes the Asia Program's Michael Kugelman. He explains why close associations with lashkars pose grave risks.

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