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Mirza Jahani

Reforming The Kerry-Lugar-Berman Act and Aid to Pakistan

There is always hope that new legislation will change relationships and improve development. In reality, the solution is a long term process, said Mirza Jahani, Chief Executive Officer of the Aga Khan Foundation, in an exclusive interview. “To be a better aid agency you need to have your people there for longer periods of time with increased tour lengths of individuals.”

Will Trade Suffer From India-Pakistan Tensions?

Several weeks after the horrific attacks in Mumbai, the Pakistan-India relationship remains dangerously tense. In an op-ed in Dawn, Michael Kugelman argues that such fragile relations put growing trade ties between Islamabad and New Delhi at risk—a most unwelcome prospect given Pakistan's chronically poor trade performance and sputtering economy.

Pakistan-India Trade: What Needs to Be Done? What Does It Matter?

After a period of warming ties in 2011 and 2012, Pakistan-India relations are off to a rough start in 2013--threatening to weaken the momentum for normalizing commercial ties between the two neighbors. A new Asia Program publication on Pakistan-India trade highlights the benefits and risks--for both countries--of a formal trade relationship, and examines what needs to be done to push the process forward.

Salvaging a Troubled Marriage: Lessons for U.S.-Pakistan Relations

The new U.S. administration has inherited the challenge of a U.S.-Pakistan relationship in crisis. This policy brief argues that although strategic partnership may be impractical, sustained ties remain essential.

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