Hina Mahmood Mahmood

Hina Mahmood is an economist and freelance journalist who has worked at the IFC, World Bank Group as an analyst covering the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan. She specializes in economic, political, and foreign policy issues in these regions, though she has also been published on the economic climate in the US and Europe. She has a degree in economics and political science from McGill University and is a regular contributor to the Op-Ed section of Dawn, Pakistan's leading newspaper.

The Need for Intervention in Syria

Inaction by the international community will lead to grave consequences in Syria, argues Hina Mahmood. With approximately 6000 people killed in the violent crackdown on protestors over the past 10 months, Syria is teetering on the brink of civil war. International sanctions and suspension from the Arab League have failed to deter it from ruthlessly crushing its opposition. The international... Continue Reading

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