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|PANEL: " Pakistan : What Now? " Ayesha Siddiqa, with Ahmad Faruqui & Ijaz Syed|
|Date||Saturday February 23|
|Time||3:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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Union City Library
34007 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, California 94587
Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa is a well-known Pakistani writer and researcher. She is the author of "Military Inc.", a groundbreaking work on the far-reaching economic interests of the Pakistan army. Her other books include - "Pakistan's Arms Procurement and Military Buildup, 1979-99: In Search of a Policy"(Palgrave Press, 2001). She has written extensively on weapons proliferation, problems of governance and India-Pakistan relations. She has previously been the Director of Naval Research with the Pakistan Navy. She has also held fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Dr. Ahmad Faruqui is a defense analyst and economist. He is a frequent contributor to the Lahore-based Daily Times newspaper.
Ijaz Syed is a long-time activist and a founding member of Friends of South Asia.