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PANEL- Pakistan's Tribal North West: Front Line against Terror, Tufts, Nov. 18
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Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Please join us for the following panel discussion presented by the
Tufts Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies.
Pakistan's Tribal North West (FATA): America's New Front Line against Terror.
Panelists: Najmuddin Shaikh and Imtiaz Ali Moderator: Ayesha Jalal
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
5.30- 7:30 pm
Imtiaz Ali is an eminent Pakistani journalist. He is currently a Yale
World Fellow and a special correspondent for the Washington Post. He
has also worked for the BBC Pashto Service and with Pakistan's premier
English daily publications The News and Dawn. Since 9/11, he has
reported extensively on the Taliban-led militancy in the border
regions and Pakistan's military operations against al-Qaeda and their
local supporters in the tribal areas of Pakistan. Mr. Ali was a Knight
Journalism Fellow at the John S. Knight Fellowships Program at
Stanford during 2006-2007.
Najmuddin Shaikh is Pakistan's former ambassador to the United States.
A graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1962), he has
held various diplomatic assignments and has served as ambassador to
Canada (1987-89), ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
(1989-90), and as ambassador of Pakistan to Iran (1992-94). He has
also served as Pakistan's special envoy to Yemen, Sudan, Kenya and
Bahrain (February '05). Mr. Shaikh is currently a member of the Board
of Governors of the Institute of Strategic Studies and Senior Vice
President of the Karachi Council of Foreign Relations. He writes a
weekly column on foreign affairs for the Dawn.
Co-sponsor: Tufts History Department
Contact: Shahla Hussain, Shahla.Hussain@tufts.edu 617.627.3558
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