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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.

Wilson Center Announces Dr. Mire Koikari as the next Japan Scholar

May 24, 2011
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to announce that Dr. Mire Koikari will be the next Wilson Center Japan Scholar.

U.S. Misconceptions about Pakistan

May 23, 2011
American misconceptions about Pakistan are rife, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in a May 19 op-ed in World Politics Review , and it is high time to expose them.

Americans and Pakistan

May 17, 2011
Outside of Washington, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in an op-ed published in The Express Tribune , American views of Pakistan are dominated by hostiity or ignorance -- if not outright indifference.

Doubters' Defiance

May 12, 2011
In his latest op-ed, published in the Huffington Post, Program Associate Michael Kugelman writes about the many Pakistanis who refuse to believe Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces on May 2.

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