Shuja Nawaz

  • Nawaz: Time for Tough Love for Bangladesh?

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz writes in Nikkei Asian Review on how Western governments can help stabilize Bangladesh:

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  • Nawaz on Afghan Taliban Talks

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz is quoted by The Daily Beast on Pakistan's role in the Afghan reconciliation process:

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  • Nawaz on Taliban Peace Talks

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz speaks with KPFK’s Ian Masters about Pakistan’s negotiations with the Taliban:

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  • Nawaz Remembers Famed Pakistani Economist

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz is quoted in The News International on the passing of renowned Pakistani economist Dr. Meekal Ahmed:

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  • Transcript: Pakistan's Vision for Regional Peace and Prosperity

    Sartaj Aziz, adviser for foreign affairs and national security to the government of Pakistan, spoke with Shuja Nawaz, South Asia Center director, about the upcoming economic and political challenges for Pakistan's civilian administration. Council Executive Vice President Damon Wilson provided introductory remarks.
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  • Nawaz: Sharif Seen as Potentially Strong Partner in Washington

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz is quoted by Agence France-Presse on US-Pakistani relations:

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  • Civil-Military Balance Beyond Kayani

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finally made known his choice for the new army chief, arguably the most powerful job in the Pakistani military, one day before General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani retired after completing his second three-year term. Suddenly the talking heads and on-line experts shifted from speculating on who the next chief would be to assessing General Raheel Sharif as the new military leader of Pakistan. Most ignored the potentially subtle but important shift in civil-military relations that might follow this change of command. It is also worth remembering that this job changes the man in charge of the army as much as his personality affects the force that he commands.
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  • Nawaz Discusses Afghan Prisoner Release

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz joins Al Jazeera English to discuss the release of seventy-two prisoners in Afghanistan that have been deemed a security threat by the United States:
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  • Looking Ahead to South Asia in 2014

    In the coming year, the greater South Asia region will be under enormous pressure. The 2013 elections in Iran and Pakistan ushered in new administrations that are now expected to deliver, particularly on the economic front.  Meanwhile, Afghanistan, India, and Bangladesh face their own elections in 2014.  In the midst of the ongoing transitions, the South Asia Center invited experts to share their predictions for the region in the coming year as well as offer advice on how to move relations forward between South Asian countries, and the US and greater South Asia.

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  • What Will a New Army Chief Mean for Pakistan and the Neighborhood?

    Since it was announced last month that Pakistan’s army chief, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, would be retiring, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has kept the country dangling on his choice, creating a new parlor game for the chattering classes in the process. General Kayani has been characteristically mum, except for an unusual press release that said he was leaving the office on November 29, without closing out other options, even as he accepted the concurrent role of chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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