Who Controls Pakistan's Security Forces?
USIP, April 19, 2011
After heavy U.S. investment in Pakistan’s defense forces since 9/11, there is growing interest in the state of the broader security sector in Pakistan. Civilian oversight is weak as the military exercises an outsized influence over domestic and foreign policy, hampering democratic governance. A panel of distinguished experts will discuss the challenges impeding security sector reform in Pakistan and the implications for the region.
- Hassan Abbas, Panelist
Quaid-i-Azam Professor, South Asia Institute, Columbia University
- Shuja Nawaz, Panelist
Director, South Asia Center, The Atlantic Council
- Moeed Yusuf, Panelist
South Asia Adviser, U.S. Institute of Peace
- Robert Perito, Moderator
Director, Security Sector Governance Center, U.S. Institute of Peace