Sarah Waheed, a historian of modern South Asia, specializes in Islam in South Asia, nationalist politics in colonial India and post-colonial India and Pakistan. She currently teaches at Georgetown University.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The Malalas You Don't See
On October 24 in Northwest Pakistan, two children were injured in a drone strike authorized by the President of the United States. Other kids have been killed by similar strikes; Americans do not know their names. Unlike Malala Yousafzai, the teenager from the Swat Valley, who was shot by the Taliban for promoting girls’ education, Madonna did not dedicate a song to them, nor has Angelina Jolie spoken out on their behalf. No mass vigils have been held in their honor.
Sunday, December 24, 2000
US Must Address Mideast Bias
U.S. POLICY IN the Middle East is biased against the Palestinians. The United States has vetoed, or abstained from, numerous U.N. Security Council resolutions that have criticized Israel on various issues.