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Ziad Haider
Ziad Haider is an attorney, Co-Director of the Truman National Security Project's Asia Expert Group, and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served as a White House Fellow in the U.S. Department of Justice and as a national security aide in the U.S. Senate. His writings have appeared in Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, Financial Times, Far Eastern Economic Review, The Diplomat, and CNN/GPS. He received his JD and MPA from Georgetown and Harvard and BA from Yale and was a Fulbright Scholar in Southeast Asia. All views expressed are his own. Twitter: @Asia_Hand.

Entries by Ziad Haider

What the Scottish Referendum Teaches the World

(2) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 3:57 PM

In less than 90 days, the sun may set on the United Kingdom. On September 18, the people of Scotland will vote on whether to secede from it, potentially altering far more than the Union Jack which currently includes the cross of Scotland's patron saint, St. Andrew. Whereas...

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'Vying for Allah's Vote'

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 2:19 PM

Amidst tensions in Europe, the "rebalance" to Asia, and high-stakes diplomacy and conflict in the Middle East, the question of stability in Pakistan continues to shadow Washington. Specifically, as the United States draws down its forces in Afghanistan this year and scales back its engagement in South Asia, how will...

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FDR's Lessons for the Global Fight Against Polio

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 8:44 AM

Following on the recent commemoration of Presidents' Day, one presidential legacy worth recalling is not related to policy acumen or military success but to something more intimate and fundamental: a sitting president who surpassed his disability. And not just any president. During his 12 years in the White House, Franklin...

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