When President Lee Myung-bak visits Washington this week, he will find his American hosts in something of a funk. The U.S. capital is a sour, cranky place these days, accurately reflecting the mood of the vast majority of Americans.
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.
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.
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.
Program associate Michael Kugelman's latest op-ed laments how well-meaning Americans working in Pakistan are so often branded as CIA agents.
In a new Dawn newspaper op-ed, program associate Michael Kugelman examines American views of Pervez Musharraf.
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 .
The award-winning journalist and writer will focus on a project dealing with the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and regional security.
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.
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.