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Name: Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: School of Politics and International Relations


Qualifications:

Ph.D

Department of International Relations

International Relations

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Dissertation Title

South Asian Nuclearizaiton: Implications for Regional Security and Nuclear Non Proliferation Regime.

 

 

M.Phil

Department of International Relations

International Relations

Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Dissertation Title

Nuclear Non – Proliferation Regime: Indian and Pakistani Responses

 

 

M.A. (Distinction)

Department of Political Science

Political Science

University of the Punjab, Lahore

Dissertation Title

Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: An Analysis

 

 

Post Graduate Certificate

(1998)

Peace and Conflict Studies

European University Center for Peace Studies

Stadtschlaining, Austria

 

 

Certificate Courses

(2004)

Peace Research & International Relations and Foreign Policy Analysis

Oslo University, Oslo Norway.

 

 

CMC Training Course

(2005)

Cooperative Monitoring

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

 

 

B.A.

(1990)

Punjab University

Subject: Poltical Science, English Literature

 

 

Schooling (O-level, Inter)

(1975 – 1987)

Sadiq Public School, Bahawalpur

 

 

Language Proficiency

English, Urdu & Punjabi

 

 

Computer

Proficient in using MS Office.



Phone: +92-51 9064-2274
Email: jaspal_99@hotmail.com
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

  • International Politics 
  • Strategic Studies
  • Nuclear and Missile Proliferation, Biosecurity
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction, Terrorism and Countermeasure
  • Arms Control/ Disarmament and Nuclear Non Proliferation Regime
  • Asymmetric Conflict
  • Religious Extremism/Radicalization in Pakistan  
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • Pakistan’s Domestic Politics, Foreign/Strategic Policy

Book  

1. Nuclear Risk Reduction Measures and Restrain Regime in South Asia (New Delhi: Manohar, & Colombo: Regional Center for Strategic Studies, 2004).

Journals: Research Articles

2. “Nuclear/Radiological Terrorism: Myth or Reality,” Journal of Political Studies, Vol.19, Issue, 1, Summer 2012, pp. 91-111. (HEC-Y)

3. “Evolution of Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: Debates in its Decision-Making,” Regional Studies, Vol.XXX, No. 2, Spring 2012, pp. 3-38. (HEC-Y)

4. “2012 Conference on Disarmament: Pakistan’s Approach Towards FMCT” Policy Perspective, Vol. 9. No. 2, 2012, pp. 17-32.

5. “A Comparative Analysis of the Policies of the EU and Pakistan on the Iranian Nuclear Issue,” Journal of European Studies, Vol. 28, No. 1, January 2012, pp. 99-117. (HEC-Y)

6. “Towards Nuclear Zero in South Asia: Realistic Narrative.” Irish Studies in International Affairs, Vol. 22, 2011, pp. 75-97 (Foreign- Ireland).

7. “Ballistic Missile Defense: Implications for India-Pakistan Strategic Environment,” NDU Journal, Vol. XXV, 2011, pp. 1-26. (HEC-Z)

8. “Af-Pak and Regional Peace in China’s Perspective: A Critical Appraisal,” Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 64, No. 4, October, 2011, pp. 29-50. (HEC-Y)

9. “Threat of Extremism and Terrorist Syndicate Beyond FATA,” Journal of Political Studies, Vol. 17, Issue 2, Winter 2010. pp. 19-49. (HEC-Y)

10. “Future of FMCT: Assessing the Prospects and Constraints,” Strategic Studies, Vol. XXX, No. 1 & 2, Spring & Summer 2010, pp. 46-71. (HEC-Y)

11. “Paradox of Deterrence: India-Pakistan Strategic Relations” Strategic Studies, Vol. XXIX, No. 4, Winter 2009. (HEC-Y)

12. “War and Strategic Environment: Actors for Change and Future Wars,” Margalla Papers, Winter 2009. (HEC-Z)

13. “WMD Terrorism and Pakistan: Counterterrorism,” Defense Against Terrorism Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall 2008. (Foreign-Turkey)

14. “Indo-US Nuclear Deal: Altering Global Nuclear Order,” Strategic Studies, Vol: XXVII, Nos. 2 & 3 Summer & Autumn 2008. (HEC-Y)

15. “Pakistan and the issue of Nuclear Proliferation,” Margalla Papers, Special Edition—Nuclear Pakistan: Ten Years On, 2008. (HEC-Z)

16. “Pakistan & Global War on Terrorism,” Journal of Political Studies, Summer 2008. (HEC-Y)

17. “Indo-US Nuclear Deal: Endeavor to Surpass Restrains,” Defense Journal, November 2007. (HEC-Y)

18. “Enhanced Defense Cooperation between the United States and Pakistan,” Strategic Insights, Vol. VI, Issue 4, June 2007. (Foreign, United States)

19. “Pakistan’s Judicial System: Curbing the menace of Terrorism,” Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 60, No.1, January 2007. (HEC-Y)

20. “Indo-U.S. Nuclear Deal: Implication for Indo-Pak Peace Process,” Margalla Papers, 2006. (HEC-Z)

21. “Confidence Building Measures: Proposals and Concrete Steps” Journal of Political Studies, Issue X, Winter 2006. (HEC-Y)

22. “Nuclear Risk’s Preventive Approaches in an Adversarial Indo-Pakistan Scenario,” IPRI Journal, Vol. VI, No. 1, Winter 2006. (HEC-Y)

23. “Pakistan’s nuclear Philosophy and Missile Potential,” Defense Journal, November 2006. (HEC-Y)

24. “Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: Role of Pakistan?,” Al- Siyasa A Journal of Politics, Society & Culture, Issue VIII, Winter 2005.

25. “Operation Iraqi Freedom & WMD: Implications for Global Politics,” IPRI Journal, Vol. V, No.1, Winter 2005. (HEC-Y)

26. “Non-Proliferation Treaty Ambiguities,” Defense Journal, January 2005. (HEC-Y)

27. “Nuclear Capable Navies of India and Pakistan: Impact on the Strategic Environment of the Indian Ocean,” IPRI Journal, Vol. IV, No. 1, Winter 2004. (HEC-Y)

28. “Nuclear Weapons & Nuclear Terrorism”, Defence Journal, November 2004. (HEC-Y)

29. “Pakistan Responsibility & Export Control Law 2004,” Defence Journal, October 2004. (HEC-Y)

30. “Ghauri-1, BrahMos, Agni A-I missile Tests: Significance?,” Defence Journal, August 2004. (HEC-Y)

31. India-Pakistan Nuclear CBMs” A Step in the Right Direction,” Defence Journal, July 2004. (HEC-Y)

32. “Congress Victory: Implications for India-Pakistan Peace Process,” Defence Journal, June 2004. (HEC-Y)

33. “Nuclear CBMs between India and Pakistan: Utilitarian Approach,” Defence Journal, May 2004. (HEC-Y)

34. “Shaheen-11 test-fire, Reassuring Pakistan’s Deterrence,” Defence Journal, April 2004. (HEC-Y)

35. “Pakistan: A Responsible Nuclear Weapon State?,” Defence Journal, March 2004. (HEC-Y)

36. “Pakistan’s Defense Policy: Imperative and Rationale of Missile,” Al- Siyasa A Journal of Politics, Society & Culture, Issue V, Summer 2003.

37. “India’s Look East Policy: New Challenges for Pakistan,” IPRI Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, Winter 2003. (HEC-Y)

38. “Emerging Trends in Terrorism”, Al- Siyasa A Journal of Politics, Society & Culture, Issue 111, Fall 2002.

39. “Bush’s Strategic Framework: Impact on Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime” Pakistan Journal of American Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Fall 2002. (HEC-Z)

40. “Maligning Pakistan’s nuclear programme: Old wine in a New Bottle,” Defence Journal December 2002.

41. “India’s Anti- Ballistic Missile Program: Impact on Pakistan’s Security,” IPRI Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, Summer 2002. (HEC-Y)

42. “National Security Council: Implications for Pakistan’s Political System,” Defence Journal, March 2002. (HEC-Y)

43. “Safety and Security of Pakistan’s Nuclear Capabilities: A Critical Analysis,” IPRI Journal, Vol.2, No. 1, Winter 2002. (HEC-Y)

44. “FMCT: Policy Option for Pakistan,” National Development and Security Vol. ix, No.4, Serial No. 36, Summer 2001.

45. “India’s Endorsement of the US BMD: Challenges for Regional Stability,” IPRI Journal, Vol.1, No. 1, Summer 2001. (HEC-Y)

46. “Afghanistan Crisis: A Pragmatic Approach,” Defence Journal, November 2001. (HEC-Y)

47. “Missile Defence Systems: US-China relations,” Defence Journal, August 2001. (HEC-Y)

48. “Reassessing Pakistan’s Nuclear Strategy,” Defence Journal, July 2001 (HEC-Y).

49. “India’s Missiles Capabilities: Regional Implications,” Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 54, No. 1, January 2001. (HEC-Y)

50. “US BMD: Leading to a New Era of Arms Race?,” Strategic Studies, Vol. xxi, No.1, Spring 2001. (HEC-Y)

51. “NPT In 2000: Challenges Ahead,” Strategic Studies, Vol. xx, No.4, Autumn 2000. (HEC-Y)

52. “A Case for Signing CTBT,” Strategic Issues, No. 3, March 2000.

53. “CTBT: Salient Features and Implications for Pakistan”, National Development and Security, Vol. VII, No. 4, Serial No.28, May 1999.

Chapters in Books  

54. Tactical Nuclear Weapon: Deterrence Stability between Indian and Pakistan,” in 2001- 2012 US-Pakistan Strategic Partnership: A Track II Dialogue, Center on Contemporary Conflict, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey. http://www.nps.edu/Academics/Centers/CCC/PASCC/Publications/2012/2012_002_Jaspal.pdf

55. “Strategic Response to Nuclear/Radiological Terrorist Attacks,” in Dan-Radu Voica, Mustafa Kibaroglu, Response to Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism (Amsterdam, IOS Press: 2011), pp. 57-72.

56. “India’s Ballistic Missile Defence System Development & Pakistan’s Countermeasures: Catalyst for Deterrence Instability in South Asia,” in Zulfqar Khan, ed. Nuclear Pakistan: Strategic Dimensions (Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 85-119.

57. “Nuclear Confidence Building Measures between India and Pakistan: Possible Alternatives” in Bhumitra Chakma,” ed. Politics of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia (Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2011), pp.177-192.

58. “The Political-Military Background of the 2001-2002 Military Standoff: A Pakistani Perspective,” in Zachary S. Davis, ed. The India-Pakistan Military Standoff: Crisis and Escalation in South Asia (United States: Palgrave Macmillan, March 2011), pp. 53-66.

59. “The Case of NATO Intervention in Kosovo and the Challenges to State Sovereignty,” in Naveed Ahmad Tahir, ed. Humanitarian, Preemptive, Punitive and Political Intervention and State Sovereignty: Varying Political, Moral and Legal Standpoints Policy (Karachi: B.C.C.& T. Press, University of Karachi, June 2010), pp. 163-178.

60. “Role of Media, Public Opinion and Civil Society in Foreign Policy Making Process of Pakistan,” in Moonis Ahmar, ed., Foreign Policy Making Process: A Case Study of Pakistan (Karachi: Bureau of Composition, Compilation & Translation, University of Karachi, 2009), pp. 95-109.

61. “The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP); An Attempt to Establish a Zone of Peace, Stability, Prosperity and Security, in Naveed Ahmed Tahir, ed., EU as an Emerging International Power: Its Middle East Policy (Karachi: B.C.C.& T. Press, University of Karachi, June 2009). pp, 95-112.

62. “Linkages between International Relations and Strategic Studies: A case study of Pakistan,” in Moonis Ahmar, ed. International Relations Today: Theories, Methods and Areas of Research (Karachi: Bureau of Composition, Compilation & Translation, University of Karachi, 2009), pp. 101-124.

63. “Defense Policy of Pakistan: Imperative of Missiles,” Syed Farooq Hasnat and Ahmed Farooqi, ed. Pakistan: Unresolved Issues of State & Society (Lahore: Vaneguard, 2008).

64. “Conflict Management Process in Afghanistan,” in Moonis Ahmar, ed. Conflict Management Mechanisms and The Challenge of Peace, (Karachi: Bureau of Composition, 2008.

65. “Enhanced Defense Cooperation,” in Hayatullah Khan Khattak, ed. US-Pakistan Strategic Partnership; a Track Two Process for Long-Term Security Cooperation and Stability (Islamabad: ISSRA, NDU, 2007), pp. 81-103.

66. “The Induction of Ballistic Missiles: Impact on the Indo-Pak Nuclear Postures and Deterrence,” in Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, Brig. ® Muneer Mahmud, ed. Ballistic Missiles and South Asian Security (Islamabad: Asia Printers, 2007), pp.71- 87.

67. “Nuclear Risks in South Asia,” in Dr. Umbreen Javaid, ed. Peace and Security in South Asia: Issues and Challenges (Lahore, Izharsons Printers, 2006), pp. 99-124.

68. “Assessment of Indian and Pakistani Nuclear Doctrines,” in Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema and Imtiaz H. Bokhari, ed., Arms Race and Nuclear Developments in South Asia (Islamabad: Asia Printers, 2004).

69. “Dealing with nuclear weapons in South Asia: Safeguards, Verification and Monitoring,” in Farooq Sobhan, ed., Strengthening Cooperation and Security in South Asia Post 9/11 (Dhaka: University Press Limited, 2004), pp. 35-53.

70. “Nuclear CBMs’ Debate in South Asia: An Analysis”, in Dr. Moonis Ahmar, ed. Paradigms of Conflict Resolution in South Asia (Dhaka: The University Press Limited, 2003), pp. 139-172.

71. “Kashmir: A Nuclear Flash Point?,” in Rouben Azizian, ed, Nuclear Developments in South Asia and the Future of Global Arms Control: International, Regional and New Zealand Perspectives (New Zealand- Wellington: Centre for Strategic Studies, 2001), pp. 3-24.

72. “Globalization and its Effects on Pakistan’s Security”, Globalization and Security in South Asia, Proceedings of the Workshop at Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (Dhaka, May 25-27, 1999).

73. “The Strategic Importance of the Persian Gulf in the Asian Politics: Pakistan’s Perspective” The 12th International Conference on the Persian Gulf, on March 5-6, 2002. (Conference IPIS Journal, Tehran).

Monographs

74. “Religious Radicalism/Extremism in Pakistan: Causes, Direction and Implication in South Asia, CNAS-HiPeC Discussion Series (Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal and Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, December 2011).

75. “CD Agenda in 2011: Critical Appraisal,” Research Report, No. 50, (London: South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, February 2011.

76. “Militarization and Weaponization of Space: A Critical Analysis,” Research Report, No. 22 (London: South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, December 2008).

77. “Indo-U.S. Strategic Relationship & Pakistan Security,” Research Report, No. 9 (London: South Asia Strategic Stability Institute, 2007).

78. “Arms Control: Risk Reduction Measures between India and Pakistan”, Research Paper No. 1 (Bradford: South Asian Strategic Stability Unit, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, June 2005).

79. “Terrorism” IPRI Paper, RPI/01 - written with Rafiuddin Ahmed, et. al. eds., December 20, 2001.  

1. “Geo-Strategic Landscape of South Asia: Challenges and Opportunities,” paper presented in a conference on Conflict Transformation and South Asian Security Dynamics-Strengthening: Role of Civil Society organized by Center for International Strategic Studies and Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, at Islamabad on July 18, 2012. 

2. “Multilateral Fuel Cycle and Global Energy Market,” paper presented two day national conference on Applications of Nuclear Science and Technology in Pakistan organized by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute at Islamabad from July 12-13, 2012.

3. “Command and Control and Management,” Chair and discussant in a conference on A Decade of Nuclear Learning in South Asia, organized by the Center on Contemporary Conflict (CCC) at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) at Bangkok, Thailand from May 21-23, 2012.

4. “Genesis of FMCT debate and Core Issues,” paper presented in a seminar on FMCT: Problems and Prospects organized by Rabita Forum International at Islamabad on May 03, 2012.

5. “Pakistan’s shift from Minimum to Credible Nuclear Deterrence?,” paper presented in a International Conference on The Emerging Issues of Social Sciences in Pakistan Organized by Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad in Collaboration with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan at Islamabad on April 27-29 , 2012.

6. “Ballistic Missiles Development in the Sub-continent,” Guest Speaker, Air War College, Pakistan Air Force, Karachi, April 20, 2012.

7. “Conventional Asymmetry: Pakistan’s Nuclear Posture Transformation” Guest Speaker, Command and Staff College, Pakistan Army, Quetta, April 10, 2012. 

8. Participated in “2012 Nuclear Security Symposium”, organized by Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control and Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, prior to the Nuclear Security Summit on March 23, 2012, at Seoul, South Korea.

9. “CD Proceedings with Special Reference to the PAROS and FMCT,” paper presented in a seminar on Nonproliferation Regimes and their Implications for Pakistan organized by ISRA, National Defense University, Islamabad on February 9, 2012.

10. “Nuclear and Missile Terrorism: Critical Analysis,” paper presented in the COE: DAT Workshop: WMD Terrorism organized by Center of Excellence-Defense Against Terrorism, Ankara from January 31 to February 1, 2012.

11. “Global Concerns on Nuclear Security: Pakistani Perspective,” paper presented in a Roundtable Discussion on Aspects of Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards with special reference to Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, organized by Center for International Strategic Studies, Islamabad on January 19, 2012.

12. “Conference on Disarmament in 2012: Pakistan’s Approach towards FMCT,” paper presented in conference Challenges to Pakistan’s Nuclear Program and FMCT, organized by Islamabad Policy Institute, on January 19, 2012.

13. “New Silk Road Strategy: implications for China and Pakistan,” paper presented in Seminar on Regional Peace & Economic Development – Role of China and Pakistan, organized by National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad on January 16, 2012.

14. “WMD Terrorism’s Countermeasures: Inevitability of Multilateral Cooperation,” paper presented in Multilateral Cooperation for Security: The Example of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), organized by Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International Relations, QAU, Institute of Strategic Studies Research & Analysis (ISSRA), NDU & South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI) at Islamabad, on January 10, 2012.

15. Participated in “The Gulf and the Globe,” The Gulf Forum 2011 in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arab from December 3-5, 2011.  

16. “Tactical Nuclear Weapon: Deterrence Stability between India and Pakistan,” paper presented in The U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Partnership: A Track-Two Dialogue for Long-Term Security Cooperation, organized by the Center on Contemporary Conflict (CCC), U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in collaboration with the Institute of Security and International Studies (ISIS), Thailand at Phuket, Thailand from September 17-19, 2011.

17. “Nuclear Proliferation: Causes and Trends in GCC,” talk at the M. A. in Diplomacy Department at the American University in the Emirates, Dubai, on July 29, 2011.

18. Participated in the 10th IISS Asia Security Summit, The Shangri-La Dialogue, Organized by International Institute of Strategic Studies, London at Singapore on June 3-5, 2011.

19. Religious Radicalism/Extremism in Pakistan: Causes and Directions,” paper presented in Roundtable organized by Hanns Seidal Foundation, Germany at Veranstaltung im Paul-Lobe-Haus, Berlin, on May 16, 2011.

20. “Religious Extremism and Militancy in Pakistan and its Implications in South Asia,” paper presented in a seminar organized by Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal and Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan at Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 30, 2011.

21. “Strategic Stability and PAROS,” paper presented in Three-Day International Conference “Fissile Material Treaty (FMT): Possibility and Prospects,” Organized by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, London, at Islamabad from March 20-22, 2011.

22. “A comparative analysis of the policies of EU and Pakistan on the issue of Iranian nuclear proliferation,” paper presented in a seminar New Developments in EU-Pakistan Relations, organized by the Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi & the Hanns Seidal Foundation, Islamabad, at Karachi, Pakistan on March 16, 2011.

23. “Obama’s Afghanistan and Pakistan Strategy,” paper presented in a workshop on Peacemaking and Peace Building Europe and South Asia, organized by the Nelson Mandela Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia University and EU’s Asia Link Program at New Delhi, India from February 19-21, 2011.

24.                             “Ballistic Missile Defense: Implications for India-Pakistan Strategic Environment,” paper presented in a workshop on Strategic Stability, Escalation Control, Nuclear CBMs and Peace Process between India and Pakistan, organized by Defence & Strategic Studies Department, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad in collaboration with Carnegie Endowment & Henry L Stimson Center, United States in Islamabad from February 3-5, 2011.

25.                             “CD Agenda in 2011: Critical Appraisal,” paper presented in a seminar on Global Trends in Arms Control & Disarmament: Implications for Pakistan,” organized the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad on February 01, 2011.

26.                             “Towards Nuclear Zero in South Asia: A Realistic Narrative,” paper presented in a workshop on Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution in South Asia, organized by the Centre for International Studies in Dublin City University, at Dublin, Ireland from January 19 to 20, 2011.

27.                             “AF-Pak: Chinese Perspective,” paper presented in two-days International Seminar on Regional Perceptions on Afghanistan’s Imbroglio, organized by Area Study Center (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, at Peshawar from January 4-5, 2011.

28.                             “Trade Patterns in High Value Trade and the International Supply Chain,” paper presented in International Workshop on Future for High-Tech Industry Development in Pakistan, Organized by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, London and The Center for International Trade and Security (CITS), University of Georgia, United States, at Islamabad from December 7-9, 2010.

29.                             “Conflict Transformation: A Case Study of Sudan,” paper presented in International Conference/workshop on Conflict Transformation and the Challenges of Peace, Organized by Department of International Relations, University of Karachi in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, Islamabad, at Karachi from December 6 to 7, 2010.

30.                             “Comparison: China, India and Pakistan’s Nuclear Doctrines,” paper presented at Hans Sidel Foundation Munich, Germany, November 22, 2010.

31.                             “Biosecurity: How Real is the Threat?” paper presented in the conference on The U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Partnership: A Track-Two Dialogue for Long-Term Security Cooperation, Organized by organized by the Center on Contemporary Conflict, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in collaboration with Rajaratanam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore with support from the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) at Singapore from October 7 to 8, 2010

32.                             “India’s Cold Start Doctrine: Philosophy and Dynamics,” and “ Cold Start Doctrine Assumptions: Critical Analysis,” papers presented in Three-Day Workshop “Indian Military’s Cold Start Doctrine and its Implications for Strategic Stability in South Asia,” Organized by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, London, at Islamabad from July 20 to 22, 2010.    

33.                             “Nuclear Free World: Optimists vs. Pessimists” paper presented in a conference on Pakistan and the Emerging Nuclear Order, a joint event of Department Defense and Strategic Studies, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, South Asia Strategic Stability Institute, London, Carnegie Endowment, Washington, and Stimson Center, Washington at Islamabad on June 10-11, 2010.

34.                             Talk on “Nuclear/Radiological Terrorism: Myth or Reality?” at International Center for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technlogical University, Singapore on June 7, 2010.    

35.                             Participated in the 9th IISS Asia Security Summit, The Shangri-La Dialogue, Organized by International Institute of Strategic Studies, London at Singapore on June 5-6, 2010.

36.                             “The Emerging Nuclear World Order: Future of FMCT & Pakistan,” paper presented in a panel discussion on Pakistan and the Emerging New Nuclear Order, Organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan on April 29, 2010.  

37.                             “Good Governance in Pakistan,” paper presented in a conference on Issues of Governance in Pakistan, Organized by the Political Science Department, Punjab University, Lahore on February 18, 2010.

38.                             “South Asian Nuclearization and Arms Control,” presented a final draft of the teaching module in a 3rd Curriculum Development Workshop, organized by the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace & Conflict Resolution, Jamia MIllia Islamia, New Delhi, at New Delhi on January 24-25, 2010. 

39.                             “Strategic Response to Nuclear/Radiological Terrorist Attacks,” paper presented in a NATO Response to Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism, Advanced Research Works, Organized by Center of Excellence: Defense Against Terrorism, at Ankara, Turkey, January 14-15, 2010.   

40.                             “The Case of NATO Intervention in Kosovo and the Challenge to State Sovereignty,” paper presented in International Seminar on Humanitarian, Preemptive, Punitive and Political Intervention and State Sovereignty: Varying Political, Moral, and Legal Standpoints, Organized by the Area Study Center for Europe, University of Karachi, in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Islamabad at Karachi, December 9-10, 2009.

41.                             “Religious Extremism and Militancy in Pakistan: Direction and Countermeasures” paper presented in a US-UK Workshop on Islamic Extremism and Militancy in Pakistan, organized by CENTRA Technology, Inc. at Arlington, Virginia, United States on October 5, 2009.

42.                             “Nuclear Terrorism-How Real is the Threat,” paper presented in a conference on Strategic Stability in South Asia-West Asia in the Wake of New US Policy for the Region organized by The Foundation For Peace, at Islamabad on July 28, 2009.

43.                             Participated in the 8th IISS Asia Security Summit, The Shangri-La Dialogue, Organized by International Institute of Strategic Studies, London at Singapore on May 29-31, 2009. 

44.                             “Paradox of Deterrence: India and Pakistan Strategic Relations,” paper presented in a conference on The State of International Relations in Pakistan organized by Department of International Relations, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad and Hanns Seidel Foundation in Islamabad, April 6-8, 2009.

45.                             “Pakistan: Internal and External dimensions of Security,” paper presented in a Research Workshop, Peacemaking and Peace-Building in Europe & South Asia, organized by Centre for International Studies School of Law and Government, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, February 26-28, 2009.

46.                             Participated in two day simulation exercise, A Bilateral workshop on the risks of a nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan, organized by the Regional Center  for Strategic Studies in collaboration with in the New Delhi based Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies at Colombo, December 8-9, 2008.   

47.                             Participated in two day dialogue on A Trilateral Dialogue between India, China and Pakistan on the possibility of global nuclear weapons elimination, organized by the Regional Center  for Strategic Studies in collaboration with in the New Delhi based Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies at Colombo, December 6-7, 2008.

48.                             “The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP): An attempt to establish Zone of Peace, Stability, Prosperity and Security,” paper presented in a conference organized by Area Study Center for Europe, Karachi University and Hanns Seidel Foundation, in Karachi, November 26-27, 2008. 

49.                             “Terrorism: Devising a Comprehensive Combat Strategy,” paper presented in International Conference on Terrorism & Extremis: Social-Psychological Perspectives  organized by National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, October 15-17, 2008. 

50.                             Participated as an expert in the conference on South Asian Peace Studies Review: Curriculum Development on South Asian Peace Process, Organized by Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace & Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, held in New Delhi, India, September 30 & October 1, 2008.

51.                             “Indo-US Nuclear Deal: Altering Global Nuclear Order,” paper presented in a conference jointly organized by Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad and South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, held in Islamabad, September 24, 2008.

52.                             “Pakistan-Iran Relations: Pakistani Perspective,” paper presented in Pakistan Foreign Policy in a Time of Change, Organized by the Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC), and U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), held at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, C.A, June 26-27, 2008.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

53.                             “Expanding Treat of Extremism Beyond FATA,” paper presented in US-Pakistan Strategic Partnership: A Track-Two Dialogue on Counterterrorism Cooperation, Organized by the Center for Contemporary Conflict, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and Pakistan’s National Defense University with support from the U.S. National Intelligence Council, held at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, C.A,, June 24-25, 2008.

54.                             “Nuclear Confidence Building Measures in South Asia: Possible Alternatives,” presentation in Round Table Conference, Organized by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, (SASSI) and The Verification Research, Training Institute an Information (VERTIC), London held in Islamabad, June 5, 2008.

55.                             Pakistan and the issue of Nuclear Proliferation,” paper presented in Conference Organized by the National Defense University Islamabad, May 30, 2008.

56.                             “ABM System: A Catalyst for Deterrence Instability in South Asia,” paper presented in Conference held in Peshawar Organized by Department of International Relations University of Peshawar in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, on May 28-29, 2008.

57.                             Pakistan: Post Election Scenario,” paper presented at Han Sidel, Munich, Germany, May 26, 2008.  

58.                             “Role of Media, Public Opinion and Civil Society in the Foreign Policy making process,”---Karachi April 2008.

59.                             “Linkages between International Relations and Strategic Studies: A case study of Pakistan,” paper presented in conference on State of International Relations in Pakistan, organized by Department of International Relations University of Karachi in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission and the Hanns Seidel Foundation, on March 26-27, 2008.

60.                             “Global War on Terrorism: Pakistani security,” paper presented in Conference on Internal Threats to Pakistan’s Security, Organized by Department of Political Science, University of Punjab, Lahore. (March 20, 2008).

61.                             “Conflict Management Mechanism in Afghanistan”, paper presented in conference on organized by International Relations Department, Karachi University, Karachi. (November 26-27, 2007). 

62.                             “Terrorism and WMD,” ­ paper presented in the Defense against Terrorism, NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany. (November 21, 2007).

63.                             “War Against Terrorism: Pakistani Perspective”, paper presented at Han Sidel, Munich, Germany (September 10, 2007).

64.                             “Terrorist’s Recruitment Process in Europe: Linkages with Pakistan,” paper presented in PFP-Terrorist Recruitment in Europe, George Marshall Center, Garmish, Germany (September 6-7, 2007)

65.                             “WMD Terrorism and Pakistan Security,” paper presented in National Conference on Terrorism in South Asia, organized by Political Science Department, Punjab University, Lahore, April, 12, 2007)

66.                              Pakistan Nuclear Posture: Critical Analysis,” paper presented in International Conference on Nuclearization of South Asia: Consequences, Challenges and Peace Prospects, organized by Islamia University Bahawalpur, March 12-14, 2007).

67.                             “Enhanced Defense Cooperation between the U.S. and Pakistan,” paper presented in Dialogue on U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Partnership, organized by National Defence University, Islamabad and Naval Postgraduate School, Monetary, United States on February 21-22, 2007 at National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

68.                             “Global Jihad in Globalized world: Localized and Globalized suicide attacks,” Instructor in Defence Against Suicide Bombing, held by Center of Excellence: Defense Against Terrorism (NATO-OTAN), on February 19-23, 2007, at Ankara-Turkey.

69.                             “The Induction of Ballistic Missiles: Impact on the Indo-Pak Nuclear Postures and Deterrence”, paper presented in International Seminar on Ballistic Missile and South Asian Security, Organised by IPRI in Islamabad, August 23, 2006.

70.                             Pakistan’s Judicial System: Curbing the menace of Terrorism”, paper presented on August 14, 2006 in Session No. 1. Terrorism, in International Judicial Conference organized by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad, 11-14 August 2006.

71.                             “Indo-US Strategic Relations: Implications for Pakistan”, paper presented in a conference organized by Preston University, Islamabad Campus on US—India Strategic Relations, on August 4, 2006.

72.                             “CBMs between India and Pakistan: A Critical Analysis” paper presented on June 28, at the Panel No. 29 International Relations and the South Asian Security Order in -The 19th European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, Leiden University, Neitherland, 27-30 July 2006.

73.                             “Nuclear & Missile CBMs between India and Pakistan”, paper presented in national conference organized by Department of Political Science, University of Punjab, Lahore on Pakistan-India Composite Dialogue: Problems & Prospects, in Lahore on April 20, 2006. 

74.                             “Pakistan-US Relations: Post 9/11 Phase”, paper presented in conference organized by Department of Political Science, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: New Trends and Challenges in Bahawalpur on February 15-16, 2006.

75.                             “Nuclear Non-Proliferation: What Next After the NPT Review?” Wilton Park Conference 803, Wilton Park, England, December 12-16, 2005.

76.                             “Sources of Legitimacy in Pakistani Politics: A Case study of Zamindara Politics”, paper presented in conference organized by U.S. Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Contemporary Conflict (CCC) Monterey and the Sciences Po’s Centre d’études et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Paris, on Balancing Stability and Change: Political Reform, Islamic Activism, and Development Scenarios for Pakistan in Paris, France from November 17-18, 2005.

77.                             Pakistan’s Nuclear Policy”, paper presented in seminar organized by International Security Programs, at Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States on November 1, 2005. 

78.                             “Political-Military Background to the Crisis 2002 Military Standoff”, paper presented in Conference organized by Center for Contemporary Conflict on Crisis and Escalation in South Asia: The 2002 Military Standoff  in Monterey, California, United States from July 26-28, 2005.

79.                             “Deterrence Stability and Missile Defenses” paper presented in fourth round of Islamabad Policy Research Institute-Delhi Policy Group Dialogue on Nuclear Restraint and Risk Reduction, Islamabad, Pakistan, June 23-24, 2005.    

80.                              “Political-Military Background to the Crisis 2002 Military Standoff”, paper presented in workshop organized by Center for Contemporary Conflict and Islamabad Policy Research Institute on Crisis and Escalation in South Asia: The 2002 Military Standoff  in Islamabad on June 17-18, 2005.

81.                             “Confidence Building Measures: Proposals and Concrete Steps”, paper presented in a Regional Conference, New Trends in South Asian Foreign Policy and International Relations, Organized by Department of International Relations, Peshawar University in collaboration with Hanns Seidal, Foundation, Islamabad on May 11-12, 2005. 

82.                             “Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: Role of Pakistan”, paper presented in the National Seminar on Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Options, Organized by Department of Political Science, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, on April 18, 2005. 

83.                             “FMCT: Tight Rope Walking” paper presented at Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)—Islamabad Policy Research Institute roundtable discussion on Moving India and Pakistan closer to the nuclear non-proliferation regime, March 11, 12, 2005.

84.                             “Controlling Conventional, Missile and Nuclear Weapons’ Arms Race as a Risk Reduction Measure”, paper presented in third round of Islamabad Policy Research Institute-Delhi Policy Group Dialogue on Nuclear Restraint and Risk Reduction, New Delhi, India, December 2-3, 2004.    

85.                             “Nuclear Risk’s Preventive Approaches in an Adversarial Indo-Pakistan Scenario” paper presented on July 9, at the Panel No. 24 International Relations and the South Asian Security Order in -The 18th European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, Lund University, Sweden, 6-9 July 2004.

86.                             “Assessment of Indian and Pakistani Nuclear Doctrines”, paper presented at the International Seminar on Arms Race and Nuclear Developments in South Asia, organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute and Hanns Seidel Foundation, on April 20-21, 2004.

87.                             “The US-India Strategic Collaboration: Implications for Pakistan” paper presented at the 7th American Studies Conference held on September 17-18, 2003.

88.                             “Dealing with nuclear weapons in South Asia: Safeguards, Verification and Monitoring”,  paper presented at the conference-- Strengthening Cooperation and Security in South Asia-post 9/11, organized by Bangladesh Enterprise Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh. July 1-2, 2003.

89.                             Pakistan’s Defense Policy: Imperative and Rationale of Missile”, paper presented at the conference—Pakistan: New Challenges and Options for Regional and Global Adjustments—organized by Department of Political Science, Punjab University, Lahore, April 8-9, 2003.

90.                             South Asian nuclearization: Present Indo-Pakistan Crisis” paper presented at talk/seminar organized by Bandaranaika Centre for International Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka. November 2, 2002.

91.                             “The Relevance of Nuclear/Missile Debate in Post September 11.” paper presented at the seminar, Post September 11 Afghanistan, its impact on the Middle East, Central and South Asia, organized by International Relations Department, Peshawar University. Presented Paper on June 1, 2002.

92.                             Pakistan and Nuclear Proliferation in the New Millennium”, paper presented at National Seminar on Pakistan in the Changing Regional Scenario: A Linkage of Interests, National Seminar organized by Political Science Department, Punjab University, Lahore. May 11, 2002.

93.                             Bush’s Strategic Framework: Impact on Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime”, paper presented at the 6th American Studies Conference, organized by Area Study Centre for Africa, North & South America, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad. March 20-21, 2002.

94.                             “The Strategic Importance of the Persian Gulf in the Asian Politics: Pakistan’s Perspective”, paper presented at The 12th International Conference on the Persian Gulf, Organized by IPIS, Tehran, Iran, March 5-6, 2002,

95.                             Pak-US Strategic Dialogue- Reporter at a two-day seminar jointly organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad and the Brookings Institute, Washington D.C. at Hotel Serena, Islamabad on January 29-30, 2002.

96.                             India-Pakistan Crisis: Nuclear Dimension” paper presented at the seminar, Recent Tension Between India and Pakistan: Consequences and Impact, organized by Al-Khair University, Islamabad, January 3, 2002.

97.                             “Nuclear CBMs’ Debate in South Asia: An Analysis”, paper presented at two-day workshop, Paradigms of Conflict Resolution in South Asia, Two-Day Workshop, under the Program on Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Department of International Relations, University of Karachi, Karachi, December 22-23, 2001.

98.                             Maritime Environment in South Asian Waters (Avoidance of Incidents at Sea), Coordinator of the Seminar, The Maritime Study Working Group- Pakistan, Islamabad, May 22, 2001.

99.                             Security and Stability in South Asia, Discussant, Second Pakistan and German Political Dialogue, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Research Institute for International Affairs, Berlin (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik), Hanns- Seidel Foundation, April 18-19, 2000.

100.                         “US and Pakistan Relations in 1990s and Afghanistan, talk at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs -Auckland Branch, March 29, 2000.

101.                         “South Asia: The Dangerous Region” presented paper at seminar on South Asian Security, University of Wiakalto, Hamilton, New Zealand, March 27, 2000.

102.                          “Kashmir: A Nuclear Flash Point?”, paper presented at the conference on Nuclear Proliferation and Conflict Escalation in South Asia: Implications For Global Arms Control and Regional Security, University of Auckland, New Zealand, March 24-25, 2000.

103.                         Command and Control of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia, Discussant at the conference organized by Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Council for World Affairs and Hanns Siedel Foundation, February 21-22, 2000.

104.                         “Nuclear Capable Delivery Systems in South Asia: Policy Options for Pakistan”, paper presented at the conference on Response to Indian Nuclear Doctrine organized by Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad and Islamabad Council for World Affairs, November 25, 1999.

105.                         South Asia Facing the New Millennium, Workshop organized by the Regional Center for Strategic Centre, participant, Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, September 21-23, 1999.

106.                         “Globalization and its Effects on Pakistan’s Security” paper presented at the Regional Workshop: Globalization and Security in South Asia, organized by BIISS, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 25-27, 1999.

107.                         “Kosovo Crisis: International Responses and their Consequencespaper presented at the conference on The Kosovo Conflict, organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, May 20, 1999.

108.                         Europe and European Integration at the Millennium: Challenges of the Enlargement, participated in two-day workshop, Koszeg. Hungry, November 20-21, 1998.

109.                         Defense Technology and Cooperative Security on South Asia, Summer Workshop, organized by the Regional Centre for Strategic Centre, Colombo, Participant, Candy, Sri Lanka, September 12-20, 1997.



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