Pakistan 2020: Don’t Give Up On Pakistan

Posted on May 18, 2011
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Hassan Abbas (Editor’s Note: The Asia Society today launches a new study group report on Pakistan titled “Pakistan 2020: A Vision for Building a Better Future.” In this essay, first published at, Dr. Hassan Abbas, the Project Director for this Study, highlights his own personal thoughts on the report and its findings. Full report […]

Hillary Clinton on Pakistan-US Relations

Posted on December 14, 2009
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Hassan Abbas I conducted an interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington, DC about Pakistan and the United States’ relations with the Muslim world, originally published on my blog Watandost. Hassan Abbas: During your recent visit to Pakistan, you won the hearts of many through your courageous outreach — visiting Badshahi mosque, participating […]

Police Reform in Pakistan

Posted on March 8, 2008
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Hassan Abbas [Note: A more recent report on police reform in Pakistan by Hassan Abbas is now available. Police & Law Enforcement Reform in Pakistan: Crucial for Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism Success. ISPU, April 2009] “The first observation I would like to make is this. You will no doubt agree with me that the first duty […]