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Riaz Mohammad Khan served as Pakistan's Foreign Secretary (2005--8) and the country's ambassador to China (2002--5), the European Union and Belgium (1995--98), and Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan (1992--95). He is author of Untying the Afghan Knot: Negotiating Soviet Withdrawal and was the Woodrow Wilson Center's Pakistan Scholar in 2009.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Islam and politics -- Pakistan.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Pakistan.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Afghanistan.
Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-2001.
Afghanistan -- History -- 2001-