Mohib Iqbal is a Research Fellow at Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) where he is leading research on the economic impact of conflict and violence. He has previously worked in senior consulting roles for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Afghanistan, Australian government and Deloitte. His main research interests are on the economic aspects of peace, conflict and international development with focus on South Asia and the Middle East.
US, Taliban, Afghanistan peace talks: timing is critical
Should the US agree to a full pull-out of its troops, Afghanistan may fall into the chaos of the past.
Out of balance: Pakistan’s economic crisis
The solution should be simple: fix the budget and promote sustainable business growth. If only.
Imran Khan as Pakistan’s Prime Minister elect
Seen either as an outsider or a military puppet, the former cricket hero will lead a country in crisis.
Burdens and threats at NATO summit
Donald Trump’s theatrics about military spending will distract the alliance from a focus on pressing threats.
Ceasefire in Afghanistan: the first win for peace
Despite incidents of violence, opinion on all sides has increasingly converged towards a peaceful resolution to end the ongoing strife in Afghanistan.