Adil Najam Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy, one of Pakistan’s pre-eminent intellectuals and someone who I and ATP holds in the highest esteem (here and here), has written a letter to the editors of Nature in response to the recent article (of which I was a co-author) on Pakistan’s higher education reform experiment. I just wrote to […]

Adil Najam In a highly anticipated and awaited verdict, the Pakistan Supreme Court just declared the steps taken by then President Gen. Pervez Musharraf illegal. The details of the decision read out by Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry are still filtering in and the implications of the decision are still not fully clear. I am still […]

Pervez Hoodbhoy on Pakistan’s Future

Posted on June 16, 2009
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Adil Najam Like him or not, Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy is undoubtedly one of Pakistan’s leading intellectuals. He does what intellectuals are meant to do. He makes us think. He forces us to ask questions that we avoid and he challenges us to question the easy answers. This is not to say that Pervez – who […]