Hamza Shad is a Research Assistant with the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center. His research interests include ethnic politics, ideological movements, insurgencies, international institutions, and development. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science with honors from the University of Chicago and was previously an undergraduate research associate at the Chicago Project on Security and Threats.
Former Research Assistant
Research & Writing
By Sameer Lalwani and Hamza Shad A Brief History Since Pakistan’s independence in 1947, it has had a mixed relationship with the United States, encompassing several ups and downs over the decades. Pakistan came into being as a sovereign state, l…