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In-Depth Report: Musharraf Speaks to Challenges of Extremism, Claims Defensive Posture Toward India

9/27/09: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf delivered a speech last week on general challenges to leadership, and the lessons that can be drawn from them, to a packed house in Brown University’s largest venue, the Salomon Center. The topics he discussed ranged the gamut of modern international politics, but ultimately clustered around extremism, negotiation, and development. Additionally, he highlighted Pakistan’s unstable relationship with India, because it singularly instantiates so many different problems, as one of the central challenges facing Pakistani leadership today, and described Pakistan’s position as primarily a defensive one. Continue reading In-Depth Report: Musharraf Speaks to Challenges of Extremism, Claims Defensive Posture Toward India

Brown Updates South Asian Studies Concentration

9/1/09: As Brown advances its efforts to internationalize its curriculum across the board, the South Asian Studies (SAS) academic concentration is also evolving this year to create a clearer sense of opportunities for inter-disciplinary work focused on the history, cultures, and political and economic issues pertaining to this vital geographic area. Continue reading Brown Updates South Asian Studies Concentration