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Hassan Abbas

Professor at Columbia University South Asia Institute

September 28th, 2010, Asia, English, Panjabi, Religion, Terrorism, Urdu, War and Conflict

Hassan Abbas

Dr. Hassan Abbas is a former Pakistani government official who served in the administrations of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (1995-6) and President Pervez Musharraf (1999-2000).He is currently Quaid-i-Azam Chair and Professor at Columbia University’s South Asia Institute.

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Swadesh Rana

Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute

July 14th, 2010, Afghanistan, Asia, Author/Novelist, Bangla, Defense and Security, English, Hindi, India, International Relations, Media, New York, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Panjabi, Terrorism, United Nations, Urdu, USA, War and Conflict

Swadesh Rana

Dr. Swadesh Rana’s is a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute and former Chief of the Conventional Arms Branch in the United Nations Department of Disarmament Affairs. She was a member of the political cabinet of UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros Ghali. She is also former Senior Associate at the Indian Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses.

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Iran reaches nuclear deal with Turkey, Brazil

May 17th, 2010, Media Alerts

TEHRAN, IRAN: Attempting to ward off further international sanctions, Iran has reached an agreement with Turkey and Brazil to send uranium abroad for enrichment.

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Iran risking multi-front war

May 16th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

The idea that nuclear weapons will usher in an era of peace and security for the Islamic Republic is likely to prove to be nothing short of an illusion—even if Ayatollah Khamenei’s regime succeeds in averting a military strike against its nuclear installations before it reaches its military goals for its nuclear programme.

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Burying their heads in the sand at the United Nations

May 3rd, 2010, Comment & Analysis

The month of May will include a host of activities concerned with the nuclear issue and with weapons of mass destruction, on the sidelines of the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the United Nations, which starts on Monday. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will most likely storm the conference, to turn it into a demonstration against Israel and its nuclear weapons. Israel will attempt to play the role of the disappearing magician at the conference. As for Arab countries, they will be completely surrounded, between Israel’s enticement, Iran’s outbidding and Russia’s surprise

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Dewi Fortuna Anwar

Director for Program and Research at The Habibie Center

April 27th, 2010, Academia, Asia, Asia, Civil Society, Defense and Security, English, Indonesia, Indonesia, Indonesian, International Relations, Jakarta, Think tank/Research center, War and Conflict, Women's Rights

dewi fortuna anwar

Dr. Dewi Fortuna Anwar has written extensively on issues related to Indonesian foreign policy, ASEAN political-security issues, democratization in Indonesia and Indonesian civil-military relations. She is former spokesperson for the president of Indonesia.

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