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Ziad Haider

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Ziad Haider is a J.D. and Masters in Public Policy candidate at Georgetown Law and the Harvard Kennedy School. He previously served as foreign policy advisor to Senator Chris Dodd, professional staff on the House Committee on Homeland Security, and as a research analyst at the Henry L. Stimson Center's South Asia program. He was an American Society of International Law Fellow at the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, where he researched governance reforms in Pakistan's tribal belt. Haider has appeared as an expert commentator in Newsweek, the Associated Press, and Al Jazeera and has written in the Asian Survey, Far Eastern Economic Review, DAWN (Karachi), and Indian Express (New Delhi), among others. A Fulbright Scholar in Southeast Asia, he received his B.A. from Yale and is fluent in Urdu and proficient in Mandarin and French.

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Islam and the Early History of Pakistan

by Ziad Haidervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

With Osama bin Laden dead, a reflection on this Islamic country...

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Islam and the Early History of Pakistan

by Ziad Haidervia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

With Osama bin Laden dead, a reflection on this increasingly Islamist country.

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The Ideological Struggle for Pakistan

by Ziad Haidervia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, April 10, 2010

This assessment of the struggle for Pakistan’s identity, from its birth in 1947 to the present day, provides a political and cultural understanding of the role and use of Islam in its evolution.