Ayesha Jalal

Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center

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  • July 10, 2012
    Pakistan’s decision to reopen NATO supply lines after eight months of rancorous exchanges over the killing of 24 of its soldiers by American forces at a border post is a belated exercise in damage control. Precious time has been lost;
  • January 19, 2012
    The South Asia Center receives guidance and support from many experts throughout the world. Our senior fellows, guest-speakers, Center patrons, and visitors contribute heavily to the Center’s mission to “wage peace,” and engage the international community in the region. The
  • July 19, 2010
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Ayesha Jalal is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and is also the Mary Richardson professor of history at Tufts University and a MacArthur Fellow.

Jalal also holds an appointment with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts and is director of the university's Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies. She is the author of numerous books on India and Pakistan, the most recent being Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia (2008).