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Wajahat Ali

Wajahat Ali is a journalist, writer, lawyer, an award-winning playwright, a TV host, and a consultant for the U.S. State Department. He is a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times and lead author of the investigative report Fear Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America.


Wajahat Ali speaks with Pankaj Mishra on the devastating consequences of Western imperialism, globalization, and capitalism and the fate of liberal democracy.

Wajahat Ali Pankaj Mishra

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed discusses the findings of his research into U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan and their effects on the region.

Wajahat Ali

The streets of Istanbul are alive with democratic politics—not dramatic upheaval.

Wajahat Ali Haroon Moghul