"The Perils of Peace: Re-Imagining Risk and Reward in South Asia" by Steve Coll
November 11, 2010
A Nand & Jeet Khemka Distinguished Lecture - an endowed public program of the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI)
This lecture was held at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (New York)
Steve Coll is President of New America Foundation, and a contributor to The New Yorker magazine. Previously, he spent twenty years as a foreign correspondent and senior editor at The Washington Post, serving as the paper's managing editor from 1998 to 2004. He is the author of six books including The Deal of the Century: The Break Up of AT&T (1986); The Taking of Getty Oil (1987); Eagle on the Street, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the SEC's battle with Wall Street (with David A. Vise, 1991); On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia (1994), Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (2004); and The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century (2008). Mr. Coll's professional awards include two Pulitzer Prizes.