Mansoor Ijaz

Mansoor Ijaz is an American hedge-fund manager and venture capitalist. He is founder and chairman of Crescent Investment Management Ltd, a New York investment firm that operates a proprietary trading ...

Mansoor Ijaz is an American hedge-fund manager and venture capitalist. He is founder and chairman of Crescent Investment Management Ltd, a New York investment firm that operates a proprietary trading system, CARAT, developed by Ijaz in the late 1980s. Ijaz was for some time a media analyst, mostly in relation to Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the role of Muslim-Americans in U.S. political life.

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Politics & Policy

Stepping Down

Twin terrorist attacks earlier this week in Rawalpindi and Islamabad underscored the troubles confronting Gen. Pervez Musharraf as he struggles to stabilize Pakistan and hang on to whatever is left ...
Politics & Policy

Un-American

Islamophobia, not national security, is at the heart of the raging controversy on Capitol Hill over a United Arab Emirates-based company, Dubai Ports World, assuming ownership and management responsibilities at ...
Politics & Policy

Terrorists Going Nuclear

On February 1, an emergency session of the International Atomic Energy Agency is being convened to discuss potential solutions for how the world should deal with Iran’s nuclear mischief. Referring ...
Politics & Policy

Model Summit

On Saturday, Pakistan’s president, General Pervez Musharraf, is convening a donor conference in Islamabad to forcefully and transparently present his case to the world for the type of assistance his ...
Politics & Policy

Out of Disaster, Innovation

IslamabadWhen Pakistan’s president, Pervez Musharraf, took the unprecedented step two weeks ago of suspending American F-16 fighter jet purchases for his country’s depleted air force until a long-term rehabilitation plan ...
Politics & Policy

Hope in Hell

This weekend’s devastating earthquake in northern Pakistan reminds us once again of Mother Nature’s overpowering capacity to humble mankind. That the battered people of Kashmir–some of the most beautiful and ...