List of Interviews

Select List of Persons Interviewed in Pakistan

Academia

Sarwat Ali Professor of Musicology
National College of Arts

Pervez Hoodbhoy Chairman
Department of Physics
Quid-e-Azam University

Nasira Iqbal Retired Judge
Lahore High Court
Adjunct Professor of Law and Gender Studies
University of the Punjab

Osama Siddique Head
Department of Law and Policy
Lahore University of Management Sciences

Business/Entrepreneurship

Syed Babar Ali Founder
Packages Limited, Nestle Milkpak
Limited, Tetra Pak Pakistan Limited,
International General Insurance
Company of Pakistan Limited, Tri-
Pack Films Limited, First International
Investment Bank, Systems Private Limited
Founder
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Amin Hashwani Executive
Hashwani Group
Danial Kasuri Founder
Beaconhouse Group
Mian Shahwanaz Section Head, Administrative Services
Beaconhouse Group

Government

Owais Ahmand Ghani Governor
North-West Frontier Province
Ambassador Husain Haqqani Ambassador of Pakistan to the
United States
Ambassador Abida Hussain Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the
United States
Syed Fakhar Imam Former Speaker
National Assembly of Pakistan
Ahsan Iqbal Member
National Assembly of Pakistan
Information Secretary
Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz
Former Federal Education Minister
Government of Pakistan
Kamran Khan Member
National Assembly of Pakistan
Shah Mehmood Qureishi Minister of Foreign Affairs
Nafisa Shah Former Nazim
Khairpur District
Member
National Assembly of Pakistan

Politicians, Lawyers, Judges

Salahuddin Ahmed Junior Partner
Malik, Chaudhry, Ahmed, and Siddiqi
Aitzaz Ahsan President
Supreme Court Bar Association, Pakistan
Senior Advocate
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Liaqat Baloch Naib Ameer
Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan
Ameer
Jamaat-e-Islami, Punjab
Justice Rana Bhagwandas Retired Justice
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Punjab President
Pakistan Muslim League
(Quaid-i-Azam)
Leader of Opposition
National Assembly of Pakistan
Khurshid Kasuri Former Foreign Minister
Pakistan Government
Barrister of Law
Gray’s Inn London
Muneer A. Malik Former President
Supreme Court Bar Association, Pakistan
Maulvi Omar Spokesman
Tehrik-e-Taliban, Pakistan
Syed Sajjad Ali Shah Former Chief Justice
Pakistan Supreme Court
Jiang Yili Counselor
Embassy of the People’s Republic of
China in Pakistan

Media

Mazhar Abbas Deputy Director
ARY One World Television
Secretary-General
Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists
Khaled Ahmed Editor
Friday Times
Fatima Bhutto Author
“Whispers in the Desert” and
“8:50 a.m. 8 October 2005”
Member
Pakistan People’s Party
(Shaheed Bhutto Group)
Syed Talat Hussain Director of News
Aaj Television
Jugnu Mohsin Publisher and Director
The Friday Times
Ahmed Rashid Author
“Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and
Fundamentalism in Central Asia” and
“Descent into Chaos: The United States
and the Failure of Nation Building in
Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia”
Beena Sarwar Founding Editor
The News on Sunday, Pakistan
Former Features Editor
The Frontier Post, Lahore
Fellow
Ash Center for Democratic Governance
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
Ikram Sehgal Publisher and Managing Editor
Defense Journal of Pakistan
Najam Sethi Editor-in-Chief
Daily Times
Editor-in-Chief
Friday Times
Rahimullah Yusufzai Executive Editor
The News, Peshawar

NGO, Religion, and Culture

Samina Ahmed Project Director
South Asia Program
International Crisis Group
Asma Jahangir Chairperson
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
Mukhtar Mai Founder
Mukhtar Mai Women’s Welfare Organization
Tayab Mir Incharge (P&P)
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation
Lauren Mueenuddin Deputy Chief of Party
Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and
Newborns (PAIMAN)
Taimur Mueenuddin Senior Health Officer
UNICEF

Kishwar Naheed Poet and Women’s Rights Activist
A.H. Nayyar Senior Research Fellow
Sustainable Development Policy Institute
Adam Nayyar Executive Director
Pakistan National Council of the Arts
Ministry of Culture
Government of Pakistan
I. A. Rehman Director
Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
Muddassir Rizvi Director
Free and Fair Elections Network
(FAFEN)
Zeba Sathar Country Director
Population Council
Amir Siddique Naib Imam
The “Red Mosque,” Islamabad
Tasneem Siddiqui Director
Orangi Pilot Project
Former Chief Secretary
and Director-General
Sindh Katchi Abadi Authority

Military

Major General Athar Abbas Director General
Inter Services Public Relations

Brigadier Muhammad Tariq Ali Director
Inter Services Public Relations

Lieutenant General Hamid Gul Retired Lieutenant General
Inter Services Intelligence

Pakistani Voices

Nur Ahmed Peshawar
Mohammad Amin Trader, Khyber Agency
Muhammad Arshad, 22 MA Student
Degree College of Muzaffargarh
Amtazullah Khan Student, Khyber Agency
Imtiaz Trader, Peshawar
Malik Sajjid Shopkeeper, Lahore
Sangeen Shah Flour Merchant, Peshawar
Man, 18 Student, Lahore
Woman, 20s Lahore
Man, late 20s Tailor, Lahore
Woman, 50s Lower Middle Class Punjabi, Lahore
Man, 30s Cobbler, Lahore 41
Man, late 30s Tennis Coach, Islamabad
Man, 40s Educated Bookstore Employee, Islamabad
Man, 30s Hotel Kitchen Staff, Peshawar
Man, 40s Peshawar
Woman, 20s Burka-Clad Mother with 6 Children, Multan
Man, 40s Bearded Tribal Leader, FATA
Man, 40s Businessman, Khyber Pass
Man, 20s Vendor, Khyber Pass

United States Government

Elizabeth O. Colton Press Attaché
Embassy of the United States in Pakistan

Antone C. Greubel Political and Economic Officer
Consulate of the United States in Pakistan

Ambassador Anne Woods Patterson United States Ambassador to Pakistan

Persons Interviewed in India and Afghanistan Government

Ambassador Shiv Shankar Menon Foreign Secretary Government of India Former High Commissioner to Pakistan Government of India Withheld Western Diplomat in his 50s Kabul

NGO, Religion and Culture

Sophie Barry Reporting and Communications Officer Development Assistance International Kabul

Media

Praful Bidwai Former Editor The Times, India Columnist The Hindu Masood Farivar Radio Journalist Internews, Kabul Peter Jouvenal Former BBC Cameraman Proprietor Gandomack Guest House, Kabul

Persons Interviewed in the United States Academia

Hassan Abbas Research Fellow International Security Program Belfer Center John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Xenia Dormandy Director Project on India and the Subcontinent Belfer Center John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Husain Haqqani Associate Professor Boston University Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi Fellow Institute of Politics John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States Former Ambassador of Pakistan to Great Britain Editor The News International, Pakistan Appu Soman Research Fellow International Security Program Project on Managing the Atom Belfer Center John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Sasha Talcott Director of Communications and Outreach Belfer Center John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Sharon Robertson Wilke Associate Director of Communications Belfer Center John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University

Government

H.E. Mr. Munir Akram Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations M. Aslam Chaudhry Senior Interregional Adviser (Water) Division for Sustainable Development Department of Economic and Social Affairs Ahmad Raza Khan Qasuri Senior Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureishi Foreign Minister Government of Pakistan

Politicians, Lawyers, Judges

Aitzaz Ahsan President Supreme Court Bar Association, Pakistan Senior Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan Imran Khan Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)

NGO, Religion, and Culture

Salman Ahmad Rock Musician, Junoon Craig Cohen Deputy Chief of Staff and Fellow Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project International Security Program Center for Strategic & International Studies Stephen Cohen Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies The Brookings Institution Lisa Curtis Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center The Heritage Foundation Philip Gordon Senior Fellow, U.S. Foreign Policy The Brookings Institution Frédéric Grare Visiting Scholar Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Paul D. Hughes Executive Director The Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States Ambassador Ahmad Kamal Senior Fellow Institute of Training and Research United Nations Michael Krepon Co-Founder Henry L. Stimson Center Daniel Markey Senior Fellow, India, Pakistan, and South Asia Council on Foreign Relations Fawzia Naqvi Vice President Soros Economic Development Fund Vali R. Nasr Professor of International Relations The Fletcher School Tufts University Adjunct Senior Fellow Middle Eastern Studies Council on Foreign Relations Trita Parsi President National Iranian American Council Bruce Riedel Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Saban Center for Middle East Policy The Brookings Institution Marvin Weinbaum Scholar-in-Residence Public Policy Center Middle East Institute

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