Shuja Nawaz

  • Nawaz: "North Waziristan is Only the First Battle [for Pakistan]"

    Voice of America quotes South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz on the Pakistani offensive against militant bases in North Waziristan:

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  • Transcript: How to Unwind Iran Nuclear-Related Sanctions

    WELCOME:
    SHUJA NAWAZ, DIRECTOR, SOUTH ASIA CENTER, ATLANTIC COUNCIL
    INTRODUCTION BY:
    STUART EIZENSTADT, PARTNER, COVINGTON & BURLING

    MODERATOR:
    BARBARA SLAVIN, SENIOR FELLOW, SOUTH ASIA CENTER, ATLANTIC COUNCIL

    PANELISTS:
    CORNELIUS ADEBAHR, ASSOCIATE AT THE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
    KENNETH KATZMAN, SPECIALIST, MIDDLE EASTERN AFFAIRS, CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE


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  • Karachi Airport Attack Shows Vulnerabilities in Pakistan's Anti-Terror Strategy

    Government's New Policy Focuses on Response to Attacks, Should Stress Prevention


    Militants launched a well-coordinated, commando-style attack on Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport Sunday night, killing at least 18 people and seizing part of Pakistan's busiest air-travel hub for more than five hours. Shuja Nawaz, director of the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, provides an early analysis:  

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  • Nawaz on Taliban Attack on Karachi Airport

    PBS NewsHour interviews Director of the South Asia Center Shuja Nawaz on the attack on Pakistan airport by Taliban:

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  • Pakistan's Polio Fight

    We have the money, science, and political will but the [polio eradication] program design is flawed." A majority of the world has overcome polio, a once highly prevalent disease, yet Pakistan is one of just three countries where the disease remains endemic—and it poses a threat to polio-free countries around the world. After nearing almost complete eradication in 2004, the number of children affected with polio in Pakistan started rising again in 2006-07, with 77 cases reported in 2014. According to Dr. Samia Altaf, former acting director and senior advisor of the office of health at USAID Pakistan, Pakistan's difficulties in eradicating the disease stem from faults in the structural design of programs run in the country. Dr. Altaf shared her expertise and prescriptions with Amb. John E. Lange, United Nations Foundations Global Health and Diplomacy Senior Fellow, at an Atlantic Council's South Asia Center panel on Pakistan's Polio Fight.


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  • Nawaz on India-Pakistan Relationship

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz joins NPR's Weekend Edition to discuss a potential thawing in the historically cold relationship between India and Pakistan:

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  • Nawaz on Release of Taliban Prisoner

    The Guardian quotes South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz on the controversy the Obama Administration now faces over the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl:

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  • India's Watershed Moment: Reflections from the Ground

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi ushers in a new era in India, The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted Dr. Shashi Tharoor of the Indian National Congress and Mr. Prodyut Bora of the Bharatiya Janata Party to reflect on the sea change occurring across the spectrum in Indian politics.
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  • Nawaz on Modi's Foreign Policy

    VOA Access Point interviews South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz on what to expect from India's incoming prime minister, Narendra Modi:
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  • Nawaz on India's New Prime Minister

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty quotes South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawz on India's new prime minister: 

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