Don’t Give Jihadi Brides Victimhood Status. Try Them by By Nina Shea & Farahnaz Ispahani

As the Islamic State caliphate’s last redoubt of Baghouz falls to U.S. allied forces, more than 50,000 women and children have recently streamed into camps run by Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. Among them is a 24-year-old Hoda Muthana, a…

  Farahnaz Ispahani is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC and the author of the book Purifying The Land of The Pure: The History of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities (Oxford University Press, 2017).…

The US-Taliban Deal Ignores Human Rights and Women

Farahnaz Ispahani The Trump administration’s deal with the Taliban ignores human rights concerns. The recently signed peace deal between the United States of America and the Taliban, whom the U.S. deemed as terrorists until recently, reflects not just American military…

Farahnaz Ispahani’s Interview on NPR: The Stakes For Pakistan Prime Minister’s D.C. Trip

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Farahnaz Ispahani, who served in Pakistan's Parliament, about Prime Minister Imran Khan's upcoming White House visit. The Stakes For Pakistan Prime Minister's D.C. Trip, Farahnaz Ispahani's interview Tomorrow, President Trump will welcome Pakistani Prime Minister Imran…