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Nawaz traces rise of Pakistan’s military as force in its politics

Nawaz traces rise of Pakistan’s military as force in its politics

Shuja Nawaz is director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council, a think tank in Washington, D.C., focused on that geographical and political region.

Raised in Pakistan, Nawaz earned degrees in economics and English literature from Gordon College, Rawalpindi, and in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He now lives just outside Washington, and he is a crucial link between the United States and Pakistan.

Thursday at 10:45 in the Amphitheater, Nawaz will speak about the role of the military in Pakistan, and the civil-military relationship that dominates politics in his native country.