PD-wali Reading List

Here’s what I’ve been reading to prepare for my assignment:

Pakistan: Eye of the Storm by Owen Bennett Jones – an insightful study of Pakistan’s post-partition history from the perspective of a BBC Correspondent who lived in Pakistan from 1998-2001.

Lessons from the Holy Wars: A Pakistani-American Odyssey by Rob Asghar – a first hand account from a Pakistani American about his life, faith, and culture.

Pakistan: Between Mosque and Military by Husain Haqqani: An analysis by the current Pakistani Ambassador to the United States of his country’s quest for identity and security.

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I am a State Department Public Diplomacy (PD) Officer working in the Press Section at the US Embassy in Islamabad.
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