Category Archives: Pakistan

Emerging Security Threats Brief

The following interview with Juan Zarate for DCFR’s Global Themes brief series offers a wealth of knowledge about security issues and counterterrorism. Through comments on diverse topics such as al-Qaeda’s metastasized activities—to how the U.S. needs to articulate a strategic … Continue reading

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Counterterrorism Czar Juan Zarate

In a forthcoming brief, counterterrorism and security expert Juan Zarate and DCFR’s keynote holiday dinner speaker, offers his five emergent security threats, based on an interview at the end of November. Not ranked in order of importance, they are: 1) The … Continue reading

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, and U.S. Foreign Policy: New Brief

In a recent interview with Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, he comments from firsthand experience about the key challenges facing the U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan. He says: One of our most serious challenges in foreign policy is the relationship between the U.S. … Continue reading

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More on the U.S-Pakistan Frenemy Relationship

A new article by Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad explains the current challenges between the U.S. and Pakistan, with implications for Afghanistan.

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Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

Yesterday, DCFR had the privilege of hosting the former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations, Zalmay Khalilzad. He is a unique diplomat with an extremely sophisticated understanding of some of the toughest, roughest foreign policy challenges on the … Continue reading

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