Husain Haqqani

Husain Haqqani is associate professor of international relations at Boston University. A native of Pakistan, Haqqani came to the U.S. as a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. and as an adjunct professor at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. As a journalist, he has written extensively on Muslims in China and East Asia and Islamic political movements, in addition to covering the war in Afghanistan. Haqqani also has a distinguished career in government, having served as an advisor to Pakistani Prime Ministers Ghulam Mustafa, Nawaz Sharif, and Benazir Bhutto. He also served as Pakistan's ambassador to Sri Lanka. Haqqani comments regularly on Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Islamic politics and extremism on BBC, C-SPAN, CNN, NBC, Fox News, and ABC. He has also written and spoken extensively on U.S. relations with the Muslim world.