Peace Studies Research Student Saeed Ahmed Rid's paper on origins of 'friends without borders'
'Friends without Borders: The real story'
This article written by doctoral researcher Saeed Ahmed Rid, Division of Peace Studies, is an account of the origin and purpose of the initiative named 'Friends without Borders'. It comes as a response and commentary to allegations that a Pakistani media conglomerate was recieving 'massive funding' from international donors. 'Friends without Borders' had been termed as one of such, but the author of this article sheds light on the origins of the initiative.