SouthAsiaSourceDec 6, 2022
Top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship
By South Asia Center
The top ten takeaways from the 2022 Conference on the Future of the US-Pakistan Relationship, hosted in in partnership with the Engro Corporation, the University of Lahore, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
SouthAsiaSourceAug 3, 2022
Experts react: Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda, killed by US drone strike in Afghanistan
By South Asia Center experts
South Asia Center experts provide their analyses of the US drone strike in Kabul that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda.
Dr. Rabia Akhtar is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center. She is also the director of the Centre for Security, Strategy and Policy Research at the University of Lahore. Akhtar is also the director of the School of Integrated Social Sciences at the University of Lahore. She holds a PhD in Security Studies from Kansas State University and is a Fulbright alumna (2010-2015). Akhtar received her Masters in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad and her Masters in Political Science from Eastern Illinois University. She has written extensively on South Asian nuclear security and deterrence dynamics and is the author of the book titled ‘The Blind Eye: U.S. Non-proliferation Policy Towards Pakistan from Ford to Clinton’. Akhtar is also the editor of Pakistan Politico, Pakistan’s first strategic and foreign affairs magazine. Akhtar is a member of Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on Foreign Affairs.