Brief biographies of the 100 men and women who made it into the Prospect/Foreign Policy 2008 global intellectuals list. This list runs from A to K; bios from L to Z here.
Aitzaz Ahsan, Pakistan
Lawyer and politician
As president of the Pakistani Supreme Court Bar Association and a senior figure in the Pakistan People’s party, Ahsan has played a leading role in opposing anti-democratic moves by Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf. He is author of The Indus Saga and the Making of Pakistan.
"Red Toryism" may claim to be progressive, but instead harks back to a time of fear,...