Salman Ahmad

Salman Ahmad appears in the following:

Pakistan Aid Gap May Offer US an Opportunity to Restore Relations

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Pakistan’s floods are producing some mind-boggling numbers: 3.5 million children are at risk of disease, and roughly one-fifth of the country is under water. 20 million people have been displaced from their homes by the ongoing deluge.   

And some more disturbing numbers: the UN has asked for $460 million in emergency aid. To date, donor nations have only pledged 35 percent of that amount. A little less than half the donations - roughly $76 million - has come from the United States.

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Rock & Roll Jihad

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Salman Ahmad tells the story of his groundbreaking career in music, bringing Western-style rock and pop to Pakistani teenagers for the first time. His book Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution explains how his band Junoon became the U2 of Asia at a time when mullahs ...

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Leonard's Questions: Salman Ahmad

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Salman Ahmad reveals the last great book he read after appearing on The Leonard Lopate Show.