International relations or international affairs — commonly also referred to as international studies, global studies, or global affairs — is the study of interconnectedness of politics, economics and law on a global level.
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Following a long and distinguished diplomatic career as the former Permanent Representative to the United Nations from Pakistan, Ambassador Munir Akram is a regular columnist in Dawn on international affairs. His 40 years experience in the Foreign Service, his two terms as President of the UN Security Council, and his numerous top-level contacts with world leaders give him a unique perspective on what US policy should be for Pakistan/Afghanistan and other parts of the world.
As Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Akram has represented Pakistan in numerous United Nations bodies and international conferences, including the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council and the Conference on Disarmament and has written and negotiated a nuclear treaty with India.
He’s sat cross legged on the floor of Mullah Omar’s tent, along with the head of Saudi Intelligence, as they tried to convince the Mullah to lead them to Osama bin Laden and he joined President Musharraf as they tried to convince General Colin Powell that the US military strategy in the region would not work. He is a prolific writer and has lectured widely on various strategic, political and economic issues.