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

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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.

Politics & Policy

Jihad in Chaos

On this third anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we have much more to be thankful for than some of our political leaders would have us believe. ...

A Note

I have received a number of mails today from readers (mostly the naysayer crowd) citing the Associated Press report that says U.S. troops may have inadvertently broken seals on IAEA-inspected ...
Politics & Policy

Brain Drain

Pakistan’s intelligence services have a notorious reputation for being indistinguishable from the hoodlums they chase in the name of preserving national security for the country’s 155 million citizens. So it ...
Politics & Policy

Hand in Glove

Osama bin Laden sealed Saddam Hussein’s fate last Tuesday when, in a Messianic rendering of his latest fatwa against Americans, he admitted a “convergence of interests” with Iraq and renewed ...