From Cricket Player to Prime Minister of Pakistan
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 874 , Segment 2
Episode: Why Aren’t there More Women Leading America’s Biggest Businesses?, From Cricket Player to Prime Minister of Pakistan, How Stuff Works
- Aug 9, 2018 9:00 pm
- 15:58 mins
Guest: Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director, Senior Associate for South Asia in the Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington, D.C. In 1992, Pakistan beat England to win its first cricket World Cup. That victory vaulted cricket player Imran Khan to the very pinnacle of his sport. And now he’s achieved the pinnacle of Pakistan politics, too, by becoming prime minister. It’d be like if Michael Jordan became the US president. What impact does this have on US relations with Pakistan?