America’s face to Muslims

Fletcher Features Farah Pandith, F95, sworn into the position of US Department of State Special Representative to Muslim Communities by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Imaduddin Ahmed | June 18, 2010 Tufts University Fletcher School graduate Farah Pandith spearheads US President Barack Obama’s initiative to launch a ‘new beginning’ with Muslim communities “I have come…

Unraveling the World’s Best-Kept Secret

Fletcher Features Imaduddin Ahmed | March 23, 2010 Medium-sized investments in sub-Saharan enterprises will help develop the region more than hand-outs, and return profit, say London financier and Kampala-industrialist In 1995, New York had more mobiles than the entire continent of Africa. This year, in spite of the low GDP per capita of the continent,…

Conversations with the CEO: A profile of Richard Thoman, F67, F69, F71

Fletcher Features February 26, 2010 Imaduddin Ahmed, F11, talks with the Chairman of the Fletcher Master of International Business program and a former Fletcher alumnus about how he came to lead the world’s largest corporations The former CEO of Xerox, CFO of IBM, President of Nabisco and co-CEO of American Express Travel Related Services, Professor…

What happened at Copenhagen and why China didn’t cooperate

The Friday Times (Pakistan) Imaduddin Ahmed | Jan 8, 2010 With China projected by Goldman Sachs to overtake the US as the largest economy by 2030, the way for the US to remain the most dominant force in global politics will be by having China sign itself into US-led global governance structures The generally accepted…

Fortuneteller – Imaduddin Ahmed, F11, Interviews Professor Vali Nasr, F84

Fletcher Features Professor of International Politics at The Fletcher School Vali Nasr, F84, and Senior Advisor to Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, talks to Imaduddin Ahmed, F11, about his newest book,Forces of Fortune. What is the central thesis of Forces of Fortune? Listen to Ahmed’s interview with Nasr in its entirety. The…

Lambs to the slaughter

The Friday Times | Imaduddin Ahmed meets the family of Nadeem, a victim of Basant Spring fesitvals celebrate fertility, birth and renewal. Basant, for some families, is different. This year Akhtar Bibi and her family will be marking the first year death anniversary of their son, Nadeem Pasha, who would now be 19. On 26th…

When kites turn lethal

The New York Times Also published in The Boston Globe By Imaduddin Ahmed  |  February 21, 2007 LAHORE, Pakistan SKIES FILLED with kites, rooftop parties, bright yellow clothes, laughing children, family get-togethers, good food, and good times have been associated for several hundred years with a spring festival in Lahore, one of South Asia’s culture…