Pakistan under Stress: Battling Terrorism, Maintaining Peace

Pakistan under Stress: Battling Terrorism, Maintaining Peace

A car packed with people returning to their villages drives by a burned vehicle in Buner, Pakistan on June 23, 2009.

In recent years, Pakistan has endured tremendous challenges'including militant attacks, high-profile political assassination, suicide bombings, prolonged political instability, and deteriorating law and order'but is the situation as dire as some claim it to be? Join experts for a discussion on these and other pertinent issues. Featuring: Hassan Abbas, Bernard Schwartz Fellow, Asia Society and Senior Advisor, Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Journalist/Documentary Filmmaker, Channel 4 (U.K.) Mary Anne Weaver, foreign correspondent and author, Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan

Event Details

22 October 2009
2:30pm - 4:00pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$10 members, students with ID, seniors; $15 nonmembers