Category: Husain Haqqani

Top-secret U.S. intelligence files show new levels of distrust of Pakistan

Washington Post Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences The $52.6 billion U.S. intelligence arsenal is aimed mainly at unambiguous adversaries, including al-Qaeda, North Korea and Iran… Expert quote: “If the Americans are expanding their surveillance capabilities, it can only mean one thing. The mistrust now exceeds the trust.” View full article

Kerry in Pakistan Seeking Fresh Start With a New Leader

Bloomberg Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Pakistan today seeking improved relations with a nuclear-armed state crucial to the Obama administration’s plans to withdraw troops from neighboring Afghanistan… Expert quote: “Most Pakistani leaders still see their national interest in terms of competition with India and resolving […]

Pakistan: Incoming PM Nawaz Sharif faces challenges in a rough neighbourhood

Toronto Star Husain Haqqani, College of Arts & Sciences Pakistan’s election winner Nawaz Sharif fought his campaign under the symbol of the tiger… Expert quote: “Already ethnic pressures are building up. There are terrorist groups. Will Sunni extremists stop attacking Shia because of a new government? Will militant groups stop thinking about ‘liberating’ Kashmir? Will […]