Amb. Husain Haqqani, Director (South & Central Asia) Hudson Institute and Former Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US visited the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) Bangalore on July 31, 2014. He interacted with the ISSSP faculty and research staff.
Later in the evening he delivered a public lecture on the topic India-Pakistan Relations & the way ahead.
About the Speaker
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 Hudson Institute in Washington DC and Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University. He has been a journalist, academic and diplomat in addition to serving as advisor to four Pakistani Prime Ministers, including the late Benazir Bhutto. Ambassador Haqqani’s 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.
The video of Amb. Haqqani’s public lecture as well as pictures of his visit are available below
Video of Amb Husain Haqqani’s Public Lecture
Video of Discussion following Amb Husain Haqqani’s Public Lecture