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.