Columnist

Zahid Hussain

Zahid Hussain is an award-winning journalist and author. He is a former scholar at Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholar, USA, and a visiting fellow at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, and at the Stimson Center in Washington DC. He is author of Frontline Pakistan: The struggle with militant Islam (Columbia university press) and The Scorpion’s tail: The relentless rise of Islamic militants in Pakistan (Simon and Schuster, NY). Frontline Pakistan was the book of the year (2007) by the WSJ.

Twitter: @hidhussain ‏

Latest published



Newest diplomatic row heightens tensions between India and Pakistan

The tit for tat expulsion of diplomats has triggered a new round of diplomatic hostility between India and Pakistan in a sign of heightening tension between the two nuclear-armed nations.

June 24, 2020

OIC’s condemnation of Islamophobia in India indicates Muslim world’s growing concern

The targeting of Muslims and blaming the community for spreading coronavirus pandemic in India has provoked strong reaction from the Muslim World. In a statement, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed deep concern over rising anti-Muslim sentiments in the country.

April 25, 2020