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Madiha Tahir

Madiha Tahir is a Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands at ASU. Her current research explores drone warfare, digital war, and transnational militarism in the Pakistan-Afghanistan borderlands. Tahir is also pursuing a collaborative, multimedia project on the afterlives of the ‘war on terror’ funded by Columbia University’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation. A former journalist and filmmaker, she received her PhD from Columbia University.

Drone attacks were sold to the American people as a way to limit U.S. involvement in Pakistan. In reality, U.S. empire has only continued to exert influence.

Madiha Tahir