Shuja Nawaz

  • 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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  • Nawaz: It Will Be Hard to Tackle Issue [of Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws]

    South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz is quoted by VICE News on the recent spike in charges of blasphemy in Pakistan and how those accused are facing persecution and intimidation:

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  • Transcript: Pakistan's Bilateral and Regional Trade Priorities

    Moderator: Shuja Nawaz, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council

    Speaker: Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile, Government of Pakistan

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  • Webcast:The Future of FATA: Practical Solutions

    Join the Atlantic Council on May 8 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. for a discussion on Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Regions (FATA). Faiysal AliKhan, Carnegie fellow, New America Foundation, will look beyond the military solution at practical approaches to change the economic and social landscape of the volatile border region.
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  • India and Pakistan: The Opportunity Cost of Conflict

    Heavy defense spending and economic non-cooperation between India and Pakistan are detrimental to the welfare of the citizens of the two neighboring countries, argues a report released by the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center on Thursday.
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  • India and Pakistan: The Opportunity Cost of Conflict

    A report released today by the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center argues that heavy military spending in India and Pakistan has in fact been detrimental to the citizens of both countries in terms of security and economic growth, and calls on leaders to reinvest in trade and confidence building.

    In India and Pakistan: The Opportunity Cost of Conflict,Atlantic Council South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz and Nonresident Senior Fellow Mohan Guruswamy explain how high defense spending and low economic integration into South Asia’s regional economy have come at the expense of those living in poverty. Although many now favor rapprochement, Nawaz and Guruswamy argue that unless both sides begin a dialogue on economic and military relations, these issues will only worsen.

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  • Atlantic Council Report Calls for India and Pakistan to Reinvest in Economic Relations

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    April 24, 2014

    A report released today by the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center argues that heavy military spending in India and Pakistan has in fact been detrimental to the citizens of both countries in terms of security and economic growth, and calls on leaders to reinvest in trade and confidence building.

    In India and Pakistan: The Opportunity Cost of Conflict, Atlantic Council South Asia Center Director Shuja Nawaz and Nonresident Senior Fellow Mohan Guruswamy explain how high defense spending and low economic integration into South Asia’s regional economy have come at the expense of those living in poverty. Although many now favor rapprochement, Nawaz and Guruswamy argue that unless both sides begin a dialogue on economic and military relations, these issues will only worsen.

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