Pakistan and the War on Terrorism - Husain Haqqani December 3, 2008
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Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani discusses his country's views on the fight against international terrorism.
His Excellency Ambassador Husain Haqqani speaks to the World Affairs Council of Washington about recent events in his country including the impact of the recent election of President Asif Zadari, U.S. Pakistan relations, efforts to confront the Taliban and more.
Husain Haqqani is the Pakistan Ambassador to the United States.
Husain Haqqani was previously a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., and an associate professor of International Relations at Boston University.
Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Haqqani acquired traditional Islamic learning as well as a modern education in International Relations. His journalism career started with work as East Asian correspondent for The Islamic World Review during the turbulent years following the Iranian revolution. During this period he wrote extensively on Muslims in China and East Asia and Islamic political movements around the world. Later, as Pakistan and Afghanistan correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review, he covered the war in Afghanistan and acquired deep understanding of militant Islamist Jihadi groups.
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