Shuja Nawaz

  • Afghanistan: A Peaceful Transfer of Power in Jeopardy

    Please join us on June 26, 2014 from 2:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m for a conversation with The Hon. Ronald E. Neumann and Mr. David S. Sedney on the recent allegations of fraud during the presidential elections and the potential impact on the Afghan and international community.


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  • Nawaz: Pakistan's Taliban Offensive Will Fall Short

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz writes for Foreign Policy's South Asia Channel on the Pakistani military offensive on Taliban and allied Islamist forces in North Waziristan:

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  • Nawaz on Karchi Airport Attacks

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz joins CCTV's The Heat to discuss the recent attacks on Karachi airport in Pakistan:

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  • How to Unwind Iran Nuclear-Related Sanctions

    On June 16, 2014, the Atlantic Council's Iran Task Force hosted the report launch of two papers outlining options for unwinding nuclear-related sanctions against Iran —a key element of any long-term agreement curbing Iran's nuclear program.


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  • 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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