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Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman is the senior program associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @michaelkugelman.

Posts by Michael Kugelman
June 26, 2016

Amjad Sabri's Killing, Religious Intolerance, and Pakistan’s New Era of Militancy

By Michael Kugelman
Anti-state terror campaigns have weakened, but anti-society militancy is gaining steam.

December 17, 2015

Can the TAPI Pipeline Be Any More Than a Pipe Dream?

By Michael Kugelman
A look at whether the project could actually take off.
July 31, 2014

The Haqqani Threat to the US-Pakistan Détente

By Michael Kugelman
America and Pakistan have seen relations improve in recent months. Unfortunately, the Haqqani network could derail this.

July 01, 2014

Pakistan Declares War on Haqqani Network

By Michael Kugelman
Pakistan has claimed it’s going after the Haqqani Network. But will it really?

May 28, 2014

Four Misconceptions About Narendra Modi

By Michael Kugelman
India’s new prime minister is a man of contradictions. Not surprisingly, he is also dogged by many misconceptions

April 03, 2014

4 Reasons Elections Won't Fix Afghanistan

By Michael Kugelman
Saturday’s election may be critical, but Afghanistan isn’t about to become a stable state anytime soon.
March 14, 2014

Pakistan’s Impending Famine

By Michael Kugelman
The tragedy in drought-ravaged Thar says much about the limits of Pakistani democracy.

February 03, 2014

Pakistan’s Militancy Response: Too Little, Too Late

By Michael Kugelman
Pakistan may finally be getting more serious about tackling its militancy problem. But don’t get your hopes up.

December 20, 2013

Why Is India So Angry About The Arrest Of A New York-Based Diplomat?

By Michael Kugelman
India's over-the-top reaction to a diplomat's arrest stems from domestic factors as well as simmering tensions with the US.

June 05, 2013

Can Pakistan Avert Demographic Doom?

By Michael Kugelman
While Sharif’s agenda will be filled with more immediate issues, a larger disaster is lurking.

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