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Thomas R.Pickering

Jago Pakistan / Wake Up, Pakistan

Pakistan is at a crossroads. While the threat from al-Qaeda has been diminished, militancy is still a critical, evolving, and growing threat. Pakistan lags behind most of its neighbors in many economic and human development indicators, while its democratic institutions are undercut by recurring civil-military crises and its political class is mired in a paralyzing fight that has crippled its legitimacy and its ability to govern. All of these issues require urgent attention and action by progressive forces within Pakistan, working with a vision shaped and supported in concert with the international community. This Working Group, chaired by Thomas R. Pickering, and comprised of a broad and diverse assemblage of Pakistani and international figures deeply concerned about the country’s future, believes it is time for Pakistan to wake up to its responsibilities to address these problems, and for its international partners to assist where they can.
The Members of The Century Foundation International Working Group on Pakistan
Thomas R. Pickering, Working Group Chair
Vice Chairman, Hills and Company; former U.S. Undersecretary of State
for Political Affairs

Robert P. Finn, Principal Investigator
Non-Resident Fellow, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination,
Princeton University; former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

Michael Wahid Hanna, Principal Investigator
Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation

Mosharraf Zaidi, Principal Investigator
Campaign Director, Alif Ailaan

United States

Steve Coll
Dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Cameron Munter
Professor of Practice in International Relations, Pomona College;
former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan

Barnett Rubin
Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Afghanistan Pakistan Regional
Program, New York University Center on International Cooperation;
former Senior Adviser to the Special Representative for Afghanistan
and Pakistan in the U.S. Department of State

James Shinn
Chairman, Teneo Intelligence; CEO, Predata; Lecturer, Princeton
University; former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian
and Pacific Security Affairs

Anthony Zinni
Former Commander-in-Chief, United States Central Command

International

Richard Barrett
Senior Vice President, The Soufan Group; former head, United Nations
al Qaeda and Taliban Sanctions Monitoring Team

Hikmet Çetin
Former Turkish Foreign Minister

Antje Grawe
Former Counselor, German Embassy, Pakistan

Jean-Marie Guéhenno
President, International Crisis Group

Nobuaki Tanaka
Former Japanese Ambassador to Turkey and Pakistan

Ann Wilkens
Former Chair, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan; former Swedish
Ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan

Pakistan

Tariq Banuri
Professor in the Departments of Economics and City and Metropolitan
Planning at the University of Utah

Imtiaz Gul Executive Director, Center for Research and Security Studies

Ishrat Husain
Dean and Director of the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

Asma Jahangir
Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan; Chairperson, Human
Rights Commission of Pakistan

Riaz Khohkar
Former Pakistani Foreign Secretary

Tariq Khosa
Former Director General, Federal Investigation Agency

Jugnu Mohsin
Publisher and Editor, The Friday Times

Ahmed Rashid
Journalist and author

Sherry Rehman
President and Founding Chair, Jinnah Institute; former Pakistani
Ambassador to the United States

Najam Aziz Sethi
Editor-in-chief, The Friday Times

Moeed W. Yusuf
Director of South Asia Programs, United States Institute of Peace
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Publicación original
2015

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    No country has made the transition from a low income developing status to a developed country status without a significant reduction in the population growth rate.
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    It is difficult to conceive of any example of a more costly national strategic failure than Pakistan’s failed romance with violent extremists as instruments of public policy.
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    If there is anything unique about Pakistan’s relationship with Islam, it is that the state has systematically employed extremism as a tool of public policy both in the domestic and the foreign realm. This systematic use of extremism to mollify one constituency, motivate another, and scare yet another has endured across governments and leaders and, one could reasonably argue, across both military dictatorships and civilian democracies.

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