September 16, 2014, 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm
Etherington Hall Auditorium, Stuart Street
Ambassador Husain Haqqani
Director for South and Central Asia
Hudson Institute, Washington DC.
Husain Haqqani served as Pakistan's ambassador to the United States from 2008-2011 and is widely credited with managing a difficult partnership during a critical phase in the global war on terrorism.
He is currently Director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC. He has been a journalist, academic and diplomat in addition to serving as advisor to four Pakistani Prime Ministers, including the late Benazir Bhutto.
His 2005 book Pakistan Between Mosque and Military was acclaimed for explaining the roots of Pakistan’s foreign and domestic policies. His latest book Magnificent Delusions: US, Pakistan and the Global Jihad which came out in November 2013 has been described as "timely, valuable and objective" by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.