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Pakistan and 9/11

Sep 14, 2011
On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, program director Robert M. Hathaway, program associate Michael Kugelman, and former Pakistan Scholar Riaz Mohammad Khan published separate op-eds in the Pakistani media.

Confused Superpower

Sep 12, 2011
In the context of 9/11, a former Australian Scholar at the Asia Program considers the mix of admiration and antagonism which the U.S. has long been viewed abroad.
Robert Hathaway

Who's Winning the War of Ideas in the Post-9/11 World?

Sep 09, 2011
Who is "winning hearts and minds" after 9/11, and what will the future bring for U.S.-Pakistan relations? Asia Program Director Robert Hathaway answers these questions and more as we observe the 10th anniversary of the attack on America.

Americans in Pakistan

Aug 17, 2011
Program associate Michael Kugelman's latest op-ed laments how well-meaning Americans working in Pakistan are so often branded as CIA agents.

Musharraf in America

Aug 05, 2011
In a new Dawn newspaper op-ed, program associate Michael Kugelman examines American views of Pervez Musharraf.

Rethinking an Operation in North Waziristan

Jun 27, 2011
Washington should stop pushing Pakistan to launch an operation in North Waziristan, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in a June 24 op-ed in the Huffington Post .

Wilson Center Announces Zahid Hussain as 2011-12 Pakistan Scholar

Jun 17, 2011
The award-winning journalist and writer will focus on a project dealing with the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and regional security.

Pakistan's Population Challenge

Jun 07, 2011
Pakistan, arguably the world's most volatile nation, is constantly on the minds of Washington's policymakers, who are gripped by fears of radical Islamist takeovers and loose nukes, but they obsess much less about Pakistan's demographics. This could soon change, writes Asia Program Associate Michael Kugelman.

Matt Nelson publishes new book

May 26, 2011
Wilson Center Fellow Matthew J. Nelson has just published In the Shadow of Shari'ah: Islam, Islamic Law, and Democracy in Pakistan through Columbia University Press. For more info, click here.

Huma Yusuf wins journalism award

May 25, 2011
The Asia Program is delighted to announce that Pakistan Scholar Huma Yusuf has won the "Best Column" award from the All Pakistan Newspaper Society for the second year in a row. Ayesha Siddiqa, who served as the Wilson Center's first Pakistan Scholar in 2004-05, earned the "Best Investigative Report" award. Read more here.

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