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SAC presents: Walter Andersen and Ambassador Touqir Hussain

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Examining Contemporary Politics in South Asia

Ambassador Touqir Hussain, Instructor, Maxwell in Washington Program

Pakistan's Dilemma: Finding a Balance between Geopolitics and Internal Stability
Ambassador  Hussain is a former senior diplomat from Pakistan, with expertise on issues including South Asian security, political Islam, terrorism, and U.S. relations with the Islamic world. Hussain served as the Diplomatic Adviser to the Pakistani Prime Minister from 1996 to 1998. He then served as Ambassador to Brazil (1990-1993), Spain (1993-1995), and Japan (1998-2003). He also served as a Senior Fellow at the US Institute of Peace from 2004 to 2005.

Walter Andersen, Director, South Asia Studies Program, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins Universit

India: Are Modi's Goals Sustainable and Credible?
Anderson is the Administrative Director of the South Asia Studies Program at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins, recently retired as chief of the U.S. State Department's South Asia Division in the Office of Analysis for the Near East and South Asia. His current research involves Hindu nationalism and India's assertive foreign policy in the Indian Ocean.

Respondents: Navine Murshid (Colgate), Vikash Yadav (Hobart and William Smith), Feisal Khan (Hobart and William Smith)

Reception following the Symposium

Screening of Promise Land (2013, Kevin Dalvi, director)
6:30 pm, Maxwell Auditorium
Open to the public

Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs



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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.