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Mon, March 10, 2014 from 05:00pm - 06:30pm  /  Thompson Room, Barker Center

Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

SAI Book Talk

Husain Haqqani, Director of the Center of International Relations; Professor of the Practice of International Relations, Boston University; Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States

Shuja Nawaz, Director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council 

Chair: Asim Khwaja, Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development, Harvard Kennedy School

Husain Haqqani is the former Ambassador of Pakistan to Sri Lanka (1992–1993) and the United States (2008–2011). He is currently Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute and co-edits the journal ‘Current Trends in Islamist Ideology’ published by Hudson Institute’s Center for Islam, Democracy and Future of the Muslim World. Ambassador Haqqani is also Director of the Center of International Relations, and Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University.

Shuja Nawaz, a native of Pakistan, was made the first director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council in January 2009. He is a political and strategic analyst. Mr. Nawaz writes for leading newspapers and websites and speaks on current topics before civic groups, at think tanks, and on radio and television worldwide. He is the author of Crossed Swords: Pakistan, its Army, and the Wars Within/ He is also the principal author of FATA: A Most Dangerous Place, Pakistan in the Danger Zone: A Tenuous US-Pakistan Relationship, and Learning by Doing: The Pakistan Army’s Experience with Counterinsurgency

Reception and book sale to follow event.

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Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 05:00pm

Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 06:30pm

Thompson Room
Barker Center

12 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138