Najam Shares His Memories of 9/11 on “Radio Boston“
Najam described his recollection of the attacks on September 11, 2001, and how they personally affected him. He went on to remark that, “I don’t think the fires of 9/11 have yet died,” pointing to its continued relevance in conversations of international affairs. Additionally, Najam emphasized the importance of not just the attacks themselves but the response that followed, and he wondered if things really had to unfold the way they did.
The full program can be listened to below. Najam’s remarks begin around the 27-minute mark.
Adil Najam is a global public policy expert who also served as the Vice-Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He is the Inaugural Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University and was the former Vice-Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). His research focuses on issues of global public policy, especially those related to global climate change, South Asia, Muslim countries, environment and development, and human development. Read more about Dean Najam on his faculty profile.