Back
 
Name: Dr. Nazir Hussain
Designation: Director & Associate Professor
Department: School of Politics and International Relations


Qualifications:
  1. Post-Doc Research Fellowship at the French Institute of International Relations, Paris-France, May-October 2010.

  2. Ph. D in Political Science, Bahhauddin Zakariya University, Multan-Pakistan 2004.

  3. Diploma in Conflict Resolution, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1991.

  4. Masters in Defence and Strategic Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 1982-1984.

  5. Graduation in Political Science and History, Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan, 1979-1981


Phone: +92-51 9064-2408
Email: sheeshgar@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
Other Weblink:

View Resume

Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

  1. Middle East/Gulf
  2. CBMS
  3. Security Issues
           

PUBLICATIONS (69)

BOOKS (2)

1.      Strategic Dynamics of West Asia: A Textbook for Post-Graduate Studies, Islamabad: Higher Education Commission, 2010.

2.      Defence Production in the Muslim World: Limitations and Prospects, Karachi: Royal Book Company, 1989.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS (INTERNATIONAL) (4)

3.      ‘Iran-Pakistan Relations; Perceptions and Strategies’ in Michel Makinsky ed., L’Iran et les grands acteurs régionaux et globaux. Perceptions et postures stratégiques réciproques, (Iran and the Major Regional and Global Actors: Perceptions and Strategic Postures), Paris: L’Harmttan, 2012.

4.      Co-authored with Gilles Boquerat ‘Enlightened Moderation: Anatomy of a Failed Strategy’ in Ravi Kalia ed., Pakistan: From the Rhetoric of Democracy to the Rise of Militancy, London: Routledge, 2011.

5.      Co-authored with Rabia Akhtar ‘Safety and Security of Pakistan’s Nuclear Assets’ in Usama Butt and N. Elahi ed., Pakistan’s Quagmire: Security, Strategy and the Future of the Islamic-nuclear Nation, New York: Continuum Publishers, 2010.

6.      ‘The Role of Media in India-Pakistan Relations: A Reflection on Agra Summit’ in Gilles Boquérat and Richard Asbeck ed., The India-Pakistan Reconciliation and other Experiences in Post-Conflict Management, Paris: French Institute of International Relations, 2009.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS (NATIONAL) (13)

7.      ‘China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Regional Economic Development: Challenges and Opportunities’ in China and Pakistan: Friends in Deed, Islamabad: NUST Publication, 2016, pp.125-138.

8.      ‘Dynamics of Post-Conflict Society and Political Structure in FATA’ in Syed Hussain Saheed Soharwardi ed., Socio-Economic and Political Currents in FATA: A Way Forward, Peshawar: Cell for FATA Studies, University of Peshawar, 2016.

9.      ‘Diplomacy and International Dimension of Energy Management: Progress and Development since December 2013’ in Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan, Vol. II, Islamabad: Islamabad Policy Research Institute, 2015.

10.  ‘Religious Harmony in Pakistan: Issues, Challenges and Options’ in Naveed Ahmad Tahir ed., The Issues of Religious Harmony in Europe, South Asia and the Middle East, Karachi: Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi, 2015.

11.  Co-authored ‘Elevating the Socio-economic Profile of FATA: The Way Forward’ in Noel I. Khokar et. al., ed., Evolving Dynamics of FATA: Reflections on Transformations, Islamabad: National Defence University and Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies, 2014, pp. 185-208.

  1. ‘Thaw in Iran-US Relations: Opening of Chahbahar Trade Link and Its Impact on Pakistan’ in Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and Hanss Seidel Foundation (HSF) ed., Pakistan’s Strategic Environment: Post 2014, Islamabad: IPRI-HSF, 2014, pp.140-148.

13.  ‘Diplomacy and International Dimension of Energy Management’ in Khaild Iqbal ed., Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan, Islamabad: Islamabad Policy Research Institute, 2013.

14.  ‘State and Societal Perceptions of Islam and Muslims in Europe: The Impact of 9/11 and Ensuing Events’ in Moonis Ahmar ed., Perceptions of Islam and Muslims in Europe, Karachi: Area Study Center for Europe, University of Karachi, 2012.

15.  ‘Iran: Contrast between Diplomatic Ties and Nuclear Fears’ in Shaista Tabassum ed., The Middle East in a Changing World: A Contemporary Appraisal, Karachi: Department of International Relations, University of Karachi, 2011.

16.  Rethinking the South Asian Security: Traditional and Non-Traditional Paradigm Debate’, in Mussarrat Abid and Qalb-i-Abid ed., South Asia: Politics, Religion and Society, Lahore: Pakistan Study Centre, University of Punjab, 2008.

17.  ‘War on Terrorism: Implications for Pakistan’, in Syed Farooq Hasnat and Ahmad Faruqi ed., Pakistan: Unresolved Issues of State and Society, Lahore: Vanguard, 2008.

18.  ‘Resolution of Kashmir Issue as a factor for Peace and Stability in South Asia’, in Dr. Ambreen Javaid ed., Peace and Stability in South Asia: Issues and Challenges, Lahore: Pakistan Study Centre, University of the Punjab, 2006.

19.  Prospects of Cooperation and Unity among Muslim Countries’, in Dr. Kaniz F. Yusuf ed., Unipolar World and the Muslim States, Islamabad: Pakistan Forum, 2004.

 

FOREIGN PUBLICATIONS (5)

20.  ‘The Role of Media in Pakistan’ Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, (Villanova University, USA), vol.35, no.4, Summer 2012.

21.   ‘Reassessing the Role of Media in Pakistan’ Central Asian Letters 56, Paris: French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), February 2011, online at www.ifri.org

22.   ‘The Role of Media in National Security: A Case Study of 1998 Nuclear Explosions’ Research Report 20, London: South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SSASI), June 2008.

23.  Dialogue Among Civilizations in Asia and the World’, Iranian Journal of International Affairs (IPIS-Tehran), vol. XIV, no. 1 & 2, Spring-Summer 2002.

24.  ‘Conflict Resolution Under International Pressure’ in Goran Lindgren, Kjell-Ake Nordquist and Peter Wallensteen ed., Peace Processes in the Third World. Report form the 1991 Advanced International Programme on Conflict Resolution, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Sweden.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN THE HEC APPROVED JOURNALS (30)

25.  Co-authored ‘Rising Iran: Implications for the Middle East and Pakistan’ Strategic Studies, Vol.36, No.2, Summer 2016, pp.24-42.

26.  ‘The Islamic State and its Implications for the World Peace’ Journal of Political Studies, Vol.23, Issue 1, 2016, pp.1-16.

27.  ‘The Role of International Relations and Strategic Studies in Contemporary Social Sciences: A Case Study of Pakistan’ Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.54, No.1, January-June 2015, pp.39-49.

28.  Co-authored ‘SAARC Potential for Peace in South Asia’ Balochistan Review, Vol. XXXII, No.1, 2015, pp.67-77.

29.  Co-authored ‘Iran Nuclear Deal: Implications for Regional Security’ Journal of Political Studies, Vol.22, Issue 2, Winter 2015, pp.475-493.

 

  1. ‘US-Iran Relations: Issues, Challenges and Prospects’ Policy Perspective, vol.12, no.2, 2015, pp.29-47.

31.  Co-authored ‘Turkey’s Role in the Changing Middle Eastern Dynamics: Challenges and Prospects’ Journal of European Studies, vol.31, no.2, July 2015, pp.42-54.

32.  Co-authored ‘Pak-Russia Relations: Historical Legacies and New Beginnings’ Central Asia, Issue No.72, Summer 2013 (Published in June 2015), pp.1-15.

33.  Co-authored ‘The US Smart Power Strategy and Implications for Pakistan’s Security’ Regional Studies, vol. XXXIII, no.2, Spring 2015, pp.49-66.

34.  Co-authored ‘US Counter-Proliferation Efforts: A Comparative Study of Iran and North Korea’ IPRI Journal, vol. XV, no. 1, winter 2015, pp.66-81.

35.  Co-authored ‘Afghanistan as a Factor in India-Pakistan Relations’ Regional Studies, vol. XXXII, no.2, Spring 2014, pp. 51-71.

36.  ‘Syrian Crisis and Regional Order in the Middle East’ Pakistan Horizon, vol. 66, no. 4, October 2013, pp.39-51.

37.  Co-authored ‘The Russian Resurgence and South Asian Region’ IPRI Journal, vol. XII, no.2, Summer 2012, pp.15-34.

38.  Co-authored ‘The US Exit Strategy: Impact on War on Terror in Afghanistan’ Regional Studies, vol. XXX, no.3, Summer 2012, pp.23-46. 

39.  ‘Pak-Russia Relations: Lost Opportunities and Future Options’ Journal of Political Studies, (University of Punjab, Lahore), vol.19, Issue 1, 2012, pp.79-89.

40.  ‘Unrest and Revolt in the Arab World: Implications for Regional Security’ Pakistan Horizon, vol.64, no.3, July 2011.

41.  Co-authored, ‘International Humanitarian Law: A Pakistani Perspective’, Regional Studies (Islamabad), vol. XXIX, no. 1, Winter 2010-11.

42.  ‘The Sustainability of Pax-Americana: Case Studies of Iraq and AfghanistanMargalla Papers, Islamabad: National Defence University, 2009.     

  1. ‘Global Energy Security and Caspian Sea Resources’, Regional Studies (Islamabad) vol. XXVI, no. 3, Summer 2008.
  2. Rethinking of South Asian Security: Traditional and Non-Traditional Paradigm Debate’, Pakistan Vision, (Pakistan Study Centre, University of Punjab-Lahore), vol. 8, no. 1, July 2007.

45.   ‘Islam and the West: Discord and Harmony in the post 9/11 Period’, Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan, University of the Punjab-Lahore, vol. XXXXIII, no. 1, July 2006.  

46.  ‘Pak-Iran Relations in Post-9/11 Period: Regional and Global Impact’, Regional Studies, (Islamabad) vol. XX, no.4, Autumn 2002.

47.  Israel’s State Terrorism and Regional Peace: Post 9/11 Scenario’, Strategic Studies, (Islamabad) vol. XXII, no. 3, Autumn, 2002.

48.  ‘The Dynamics of International Energy Dependence: A Comparative Analysis of the Gulf and Caspian Oil’, Strategic Studies, vol. XXII, no. 2, Summer 2002.

49.  ‘Water Politics in the Middle East’, Strategic Studies, vol. XXII, no. 1, Spring 2002.

50.  ‘Post Cold War Dynamics: Shift in US Defence Policy from Europe to Asia’, Regional Studies, vol. XX, no. 1, Winter 2001-02.

51.  ‘Dialogue Among Civilizations: An Alternative Paradigm of International Relations’, Strategic Studies, vol. XXI, no. 3, Summer 2001.

52.  India and Pakistan: Threat Perception and Prospects of Nuclear Risk Reduction’, Regional Studies, (Islamabad) vol. XIX, no. 2, Spring 2001.

53.  ‘The Internal Dynamics of Kashmir Struggle’ Journal of Social Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Vol. XVII-XXII, December 1996.

54.  ‘US Factor in Pakistan’s Defence Policy’, Pakistan Journal of American Studies, (Islamabad) vol. 8, no. 1 & 2, Spring & Fall, 1990.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN OTHER RESEARCH JOURNALS (15)  

55.  Co-authored ‘US-China Relations and the South China Sea’ Journal of Contemporary Studies, vol. III, no.2, Winter 2014.

56.  ‘Radical Extremism in Pakistan: Reasons and Solutions’ Foresight: Global Challenges and Strategies, (A Journal of Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies), vol.1, 2013.

57.  ‘Israel’s Gaza Invasion and Beyond: Geopolitical Changes and Regional Security’ Policy Perspective, (Special Issue on Middle East), vol. 7, no. 1, 2010.

  1. ‘The Role of Media in Internal Security of Pakistan’, Journal of Political Studies, (Research Journal of Political Science, University of Punjab-Lahore), Issue XIII, Summer 2008.
  2. ‘Nuclearization of South Asia and the Future of Non-Proliferation’, Journal of Political Studies, (Research Journal of Political Science, University of Punjab-Lahore), Issue XII, Winter 2007.

60.  ‘The Israel-Lebanon War and its Implications for Regional Security’, Policy Perspective, (A Research Journal of Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad), Vol. 4, No. 1, January-June 2007.

61.  ‘Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in the Post 9/11 Security Environment: Challenges and Options’, Al-Siyasa, a Journal of Department of Political Science, Programme in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Issue VIII, Winter 2005.

62.  Pakistan’s Nuclear Policy and the US’, Al-Siyasa, a Journal of Department of Political Science, Programme in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Issue VII, Summer 2005.

63.  ‘Neo-Conservatives and the US Foreign Policy’, National Development and Security, (Rawalpindi), vol. XIII, no.1, Autumn 2004.

64.  ‘Challenges and Prospects for Muslim Ummah and Role for Pakistan’, Margalla Papers 2004, National Defence College, Islamabad-Pakistan.

65.  ‘War on Terrorism: Implications for Pakistan’, Al-Siyasa, a Journal of Department of Political Science, Programme in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Issue V, Summer 2003.

66.  ‘Terrorism: A Menace to Global Peace and Security: Causes and Solutions’, Margalla Papers, 2001, National Defence College, Islamabad-Pakistan.

67.  ‘Indo-Pakistan Rivalry Beyond year 2000’, Pakistan Defence Review, Summer 1999.

68.  ‘US-China Relations and South Asian Security: Implications for Pakistan’, Pakistan Defence Review, Summer 1998.

69. ‘Islamic Revivalism in North Africa: A case Study of Algeria’, Security & Economic Review, (Islamabad) vol. 1, no. 2, 1993.

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES (77)

1. Presenter of „Present Kashmir Situation: Challenges to Regional Peace and Stability‟ at the National Conference on Indian Atrocities in Kashmir: Regional & Global Implications organized by the Department of Political Science and Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Punjab, Lahore, October 5-6, 2016.

2. Presenter of „Indian Atrocities in Occupied Kashmir‟ at the International Conference on the Bleeding Kashmir Seeks World Attention organized by the Muslim Institute, Islamabad held on August 2, 2016.

3. Presenter of „ISIS Phenomenon: Implications for the World‟ at National Security and War Course, National Defence University, Islamabad on April 12, 2016.

4. Presenter of „The Role of International Relations and Strategic Studies in Contemporary Social Sciences: A Case Study of Pakistan‟ at the International Conference on Contemporary Social Sciences, organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Karachi, December 12-13, 2015.

4

5. Presenter of „Terrorism as an Obstacle in Peace and Development of South Asia‟ at a national conference on Challenges to Peace Building in South Asia. Organized by the Department of Political Science and South Asia Institute, University of Punjab, Lahore, November 26, 2015.

6. Presenter of „Re-Assessing Pakistan‟s Narrative on Extremism: A Critical Analysis of the National Action Plan‟ at the International Conference on Countering Violent Extremism. Organized by the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies and Konard-Adenauer-Stiftung, Islamabad September 9-10, 2015.

7. Presenter of „China Pakistan economic Corridor (CPEC) and Regional Economic Development: Challenges and Opportunities‟ at International Conference on Pak-China Strategic Partnership and Its Regional Implications. Organized by Area Study Centre for Far East and South East Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, September 7-8, 2015.

8. Presenter of „Dynamics of Post-Conflict Society and Political Structure of FATA‟ at the International Conference on FATA „Socio-Economic and Political Currents in FATA: A Way Forward‟ organized by Cell for FATA Studies, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, June 10-11, 2015.

9. Presenter of „Resurrecting Pakistan‟s Role in the boarder Gulf Region.‟ Organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies Research and Analysis (ISSRA), National Defence University, Islamabad April 2, 2015.

10. Presenter of „Proposed Possible Solution and Implementation Strategy‟ at the National Conference on National Action Plan: Policy and Practice. Organized by the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies and Konard-Adenauer-Stiftung, Islamabad February 18, 2015.

11. Presenter of „Media and Statecraft in Pakistan‟ at the National Management College, (Administrative Staff College), Lahore January 5, 2015.

12. Presenter of „Islamic States‟ Ideology and its Implications for Pakistan‟ at National Seminar on Ideological Dimensions of Militancy in Pakistan and Counter Narrative. Organized by Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies, Islamabad held on October 20, 2014.

13. Presenter of „Iran and Pakistan: Contesting Neighbors‟ at International Conference on Global Strategic Environment in the Post 2014 Era and Pakistan. Organized by School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR), Quaid-i-Azam University and Konard Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), held at Islamabad October 16-17, 2014.

14. Presenter of „Religious Harmony in Pakistan: Issues, Challenges and Options‟ at International Conference on The Issue of Religious Harmony in Europe, South Asia and the Middle East. Organized by Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi and Hanns Seidel Stiftung, held at Karachi October 15-16, 2014

15. Presenter of „Pakistan‟s Foreign Policy in the Changing Geopolitics‟ at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad on September 26, 2014.

16. Presenter of „Iran‟s Nuclear Programme: The Deal, Prospects and Implications‟ at a Roundtable at Institute of Policy Study, Islamabad on September 24, 2014.

17. Presenter of „FATA after Zarb-e-Azb: The External and Internal Security Challenges‟ at the Roundtable on Evolving Dynamics of FATA and Linkages with Internal Security Challenges. Organized by ISSRA, National Defence University, Islamabad, on September 10, 2014.

5

18. Presenter of „Pak-Iran Relations: Challenges and Prospects‟ Foreign Policy Roundtable organized by the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies, (CPGS), Islamabad on June 25, 2014.

19. Presenter of „Thaw in Iran-US Relations, Opening of Chahbahar Trade Link and its Impact on Pakistan‟ at the International Conference on Pakistan‟s Strategic Environment: Post 2014. Organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and Hanns Seidel Foundation, Islamabad, May 28-29, 2014.

20. Presenter of „Balancing Relations with Iran and GCC: Challenges to Foreign Policy of Pakistan, an Academic Perspective‟ at the Faculty of Contemporary Studies, National Defence University, Islamabad, April 9, 2014.

21. Presenter of „A Comprehensive National Security Policy for Pakistan‟ at National Conference on Post-2013 General Elections in Pakistan: Challenges and Options. Organized by Department of Political Science and Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Punjab-Lahore, March 13, 2014.

22. Presenter „The Role of Religion in the Promotion of Global Peace: A Comparative Study of Islam and Buddhism‟ at International Conference on The Role of Islam and Buddhism in Promoting World Peace and Harmony. Organized by the Society of Civilization Pakistan and Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan held in Islamabad, March 3-5, 2014.

23. Presenter of „The Role of Non-State Actors in Indo-Pakistan Relations‟ at the International Conference on Socio-Economic Cooperation between India and Pakistan. Organized by Department of History and Pakistan Study, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan, November 25-27, 2013.

24. Presenter of „Radical Extremism in Pakistan: Reasons and Solutions‟ at the International Seminar on Innovative Means to Resolve Radica Extremism in Pakistan. Organized by the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies (CPGS), held at Islamabad August 21-22, 2013.

25. Presenter of „Diplomacy and International Dimension of Energy Management‟ at the National Conference on Solutions for Energy Crisis in Pakistan, organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany, held at Islamabad May 15-16, 2013.

26. Presenter of „Pakistan‟s Drift into Extremism: Causes and Remedies‟ at the International Conference on Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan: Challenges and Sustainable Solutions, organized by the University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany, held at Hayderabad on April 29-30, 2013.

27. Presenter of „Future prospects of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project‟ at the National Seminar on Geopolitical and Economic Imperatives of IP and TAPI Gas pipelines, organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), on April 18, 2013.

28. Presenter of „The Youth as a Factor in Pakistani Politics‟ at the Political Science Conference. Organized by the Department of Political Science and South Asia Centre, University of Punjab, held at Lahore, March 21, 2013.

29. Presenter of „Post-withdrawal Afghanistan: Implications for Pakistan‟ at the International Conference on US Exit From Afghanistan: Challenges and Options Beyond 2014. Organized by the Department of International Relations, Conflict and Peace Studies, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), held at Islamabad March 6-7, 2013.

6

30. Presenter of „The Emergence of China as a Global Player: Implications for Pakistan‟ at the First Annual Conference on Social Sciences. Organized by the Lahore School of Economics (LSC), held at Lahore on February 28-March 1, 2013.

31. Participant of National Workshop on „Balochistan Situation: Perceptions and Realties, The Way Forward. Organized by Institute for Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA), National Defence University, Islamabad, July 17-18, 2012.

32. Presenter of „Media as an Element of National Security: Its Role in Countering Non-Kinetic Threats to Pakistan‟ at the National Media Workshp-5 organized by National Defence University, Islamabad July 2-13, 2012.

33. Participant National Media Workshop-5, organized by National Defence University, Islamabad July 2-13, 2012.

34. Presenter of „The Middle East Uprising: Unfolding Chaos or Reform? Implications for Pakistan: Key Issues and Implications‟ at a Roundtable organized by Institute for Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA), National Defence University, Islamabad, May 29, 2012.

35. Commentator on „Islam and the West: Contemporary Issues and Muslim Response‟ organized by the Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad, March 21, 2012.

36. Presenter of „Pak-Russia Relations: Lost Opportunities and Future Options‟ at the National Political Conference organized by the Department of Political Science and Centre for South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, March 08, 2012.

37. Presenter of „State and Societal Perceptions of Islam and Muslims in Europe: The Impact of 9/11 and Ensuing Events‟ at the International Seminar on Islam in Europe. Organized by the Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi and Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany, at Karachi, November 16-17, 2011.

38. Presenter of „Revolt and Revolution in the Arab World: Regional Implications‟ at the International Conference on Islamic Awakening: Development in Geopolitics and Culture of Middle East. Organized by the Institute of Political and International Studies (IPIS), Tehran-Iran, May 31, 2011.

39. Presenter of „Regional Implications of the Recent Developments in the Middle East‟ at the conference on Middle East Developments: Trends and Future Prospects. Organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute, IPRI, May 19, 2011, Islamabad.

40. Presenter of „Iran: The Contrast between Diplomatic Ties and Nuclear Fear‟ at the International Conference on The Middle East in a Changing World: A Cotemporary Appraisal, organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany, at University of Karachi, April 12-13, 2011.

41. Presenter of „Pakistan-Iran Relations in the Changing Regional Security Environment‟ at the South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg-Germany on July 21, 2010.

42. Presenter of „Role of Media in Pakistan‟ at the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI), Paris-France on June 27, 2010.

43. Participant of „AFG-PAK Dialogue Forum 2009 on Bridging Bilateral Gaps.‟ Organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (Germany) held in Islamabad on July 21-22, 2009.

7

44. Presenter of „Sustainability of Pax-Americana: Case Studies of Iraq and Afghanistan‟ at the National Seminar on The Contemporary Environment: Is a neo-Cold War in the Making? Organized by the National Defence University, Islamabad May 28, 2009.

45. Presenter of „Gaza Aggression: Psycho-social Costs and Future Implications‟ paper presented at the National Seminar on Gaza Aggression: Human Cost, Objectives and Implications, organized by Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad on January 28, 2009.

46. Presenter of „The Role of Media in India-Pakistan Relations: A Reflection on Agra Summit‟ at the Two-day International Conference on Sharing Experiences on Transcending Conflict: Peace between India and Pakistan on the Model of Post-War Franco-German Rapprochement, organized by the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Hanns Seidel Stiftung Foundation, Munich-Germany, and the Embassy of France held at the LUMS-Lahore on June 3-4, 2008.

47. Presenter of „Media and National Security: A Case Study of 1998 Nuclear Explosions by Pakistan‟ at the Two-day International Conference on A Decade of the Nuclear Power of Pakistan: Balance Sheet and the Way Ahead, organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Stiftung Foundation, Munich-Germany at Peshawar on May 28-29, 2008.

48. Presenter of „Religious Extremism in Pakistan‟, at the Two-day Roundtable on Pakistan-German Dialogue, organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Munich and Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin-Germany, held in Islamabad on April 9-10, 2008.

49. Presenter of „The Role of Media in Pakistan‟s Internal Security‟, at the National Conference on Internal Security Threats to Pakistan‟s Security, organized by the Organized by the Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab-Lahore, March 20, 2008.

50. Presenter of „Pakistan-Iran Relations in the Changing Security Environment,‟ at the Annual Bilateral Strategic Dialogue organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad-Pakistan and the Institute of Political and International Studies (IPIS), Tehran-Iran, held in Islamabad on February 9, 2008.

51. Presenter of „Enlighten Moderation: Relevance of a New Paradigm in the face of Radical Islam‟ at the International Conference on Dynamics of Contemporary Islam and Economic Development in Asia: From the Caucasus to China, Organized by the Centre de Sciences Humaines (Paris-France) and India International Centre (New Delhi-India) at New Delhi, April 16-17, 2007.

52. Presenter of „War on Terrorism and Its Implications for South Asia with Particular reference to Pakistan‟ at the National Conference on War on Terrorism: Implications for South Asia, Organized by the Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab-Lahore, April 12, 2007.

53. Presenter of „Nuclearization of South Asia and the Future of Non-Proliferation‟ at the International Conference on Nuclearization of South Asia: Consequences, Challenges and Peace Prospects, Organized by the Department of Political Science, Islamia University, Bahawalpur March 11-13, 2007.

8

54. Presenter of „Rethinking of South Asian Security: Traditional and Non-Traditional Paradigm Debate‟ at the International Conference on Perspectives on Religion, Politics and Society in South Asia, Organized by the Pakistan Study Centre in collaboration with the Department of History, University of the Punjab-Lahore, February 19-20, 2007.

55. Presenter of „Islam and the West: Discord and Harmony in the Post-9/11 Period‟ at the International Conference on History and Civilization of the Muslim World. Organized by the Department of History and Pakistan Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, February 27-28, 2006.

56. Presenter of „Pakistan‟s Foreign Policy: Contemporary Challenges‟, at the National Conference on Pakistan‟s Foreign Policy: New Trends and Challenges. Organized by the Department of Political Science, Islamia University-Bahawalpur, February 15-16, 2006.

57. Presenter of “Persian Influence on the Pakistani Culture and Society with special reference to Rumi and Iqbal” at the international conference on the Cultural Dimensions of Pak-Iran Relations. Jointly organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar and Consulate General, Islamic Republic of Iran, Peshawar December 17, 2005.

58. Commentator in the Panel Discussion on the United Nations Secretary General‟s Reform Proposal “In Larger Freedom: Towards Development, Security and Human Rights for All”. Organized by the United Nations System in Pakistan and department of Political Science, University of the Punjab Lahore on September 08, 2005.

59. Presenter of “Restructuring the OIC to make it Effective”, at the 5th ISSI-IPIS Bilateral Dialogue held at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad on July 20, 2005.

60. Presenter of “Resolution of Kashmir Dispute: Perceptions and Realities”, at the National Seminar on the Resolution of Kashmir Dispute: Issues and Options. Organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar at Bara Gali (Nathia Gali) on June 30, 2005.

61. Presenter of “Post 9/11 Pakistan‟s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Options”, at the National Seminar on Pakistan‟s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Options. Organized by the Department of Political Science, Programme in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, Lahore on April 18, 2005.

62. Participant of International Workshop on “Contemporary Conflict Resolution: State of the Art”. Organized by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA) and the South Asian Strategic Stability Unit (SASSU) Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, UK at the National Defence College, Islamabad on February 14, 2005.

63. Rapporteur of International Roundtable Conference “A new peace-A new war”. Organized by International Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution (IIPCR) National University of Science & Technology (NUST) May 20-21, 2004 Islamabad-Pakistan.

64. Presenter of „Pakistan‟s Nuclear Diplomacy‟ at the National Seminar on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Recent Developments. Organized by the department of International Relations, University of Peshawar, February 28, 2004.

9

65. Presenter of „Pakistan‟s Nuclear Policy and the US‟, at the International Conference on Pakistan‟s Foreign Policy: Regional and International Dimensions. Organized by the department of International Relations, University of Peshawar, April 22-23, 2003.

66. Presenter of „War on Terrorism: Implications for Pakistan‟, at the National Conference on Pakistan: New Challenges and Options for Regional and Global Adjustments. Organized by the department of Political Science Programme in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore on April 8-9, 2003.

67. Presenter of „Strategic Impact of 9/11 on the Middle East‟, at the National Seminar on Impact of 9/11on Middle East, South Asia and Afghanistan. Organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar on June 1, 2002.

68. Presenter of „Changing Strategic Environment and Pakistan‟s Relations with the Middle Eastern States‟, at the National Seminar on Pakistan in the Changing Regional Scenario: A Linkage of Interests. Organized by the department of Political Science, University of Punjab, Lahore on May 11, 2002.

69. Presenter of „Post Cold War Dynamics: Shift in US Defense Policy from Europe to Asia‟ at the 6th American Studies Conference. Organized by Area Study Center, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad-Pakistan, March 20-21, 2002.

70. Presenter of „Pak-Iran Relations in the Changing Dynamics of Middle East and the Gulf‟ at the ISSI-IPIS Bilateral Roundtable at the Institute of Political and International Studies, Tehran-Iran, January 7, 2002.

71. Participant of India-Pakistan Bilateral Conference on „Development Perspective in the New Millennium: Forging India-Pakistan Partnership‟. Organized by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), July 9-10, 2001 New Delhi-India.

72. Commentator at the Bilateral Roundtable Conference between the ISSI and IPIS at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad-Pakistan, on February 22, 2001.

73. Presenter of „Pakistan‟s Perspective on the Nuclear Modernization in Asia‟ at the Asian Security Seminar Series, held by the Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington DC. July 21, 2000.

74. Participant of the RCSS Alumni Conference on „South Asia Facing the New Millennium‟, held at Ahungala, Sri Lanka, September 21-23, 1999.

75. Participant of Regional Workshop on „Defence, Technology and Cooperative Security in South Asia‟, September 12-22, 1997 at Kandy (Sri Lanka). Organized by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies Colombo, Sri Lanka.

76. UNESCO Regional Workshop on „the Culture of Peace in Central South Asia‟, organized by FRIENDS, Rawalpindi November 20-22, 1995.

77. Participant of „National Workshop on American Studies‟, organized by Area Study Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University, 8-11 June 1993, Islamabad.

RESEARCH SUPERVISED

HEC Approved Supervisor

Research Supervised, Ph.D. (08)

1. Sarwat Sattar Russia‟s Interests in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges Jan 2017

2. Zafar Ali Indo-US Strategic Partnership and South Asian Security Paradigm April 2016

3. Sannia Abdullah Nuclear Learning in South Asian with Special Reference to India-

Pakistan Crises Behavior July 2015

4. Adil Sultan Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Structuring and Integrating the

Regional and Global Approaches, A Case Study of South Asia

July 2013

Submitted for Foreign Evaluation

5. Abrar Hussain Re-Assertive Turkish Role in the Middle East: Implications for

Regional Security

6. Muhammad Munir The Imperatives of Regional Security: A Case Study of China-Pakistan

Relations in the Post 9/11 Period

7. Sidra Rehman The US Exit Strategy: Implications for Pakistan

8. Farhat Konain Emergence of India as a Major Power: Implications for Region

Research Supervised, M.Phil. (48)

1. Khalid Chandio US „Rebalancing‟ Policy in Asia and Pakistan Sep 2016

2. Huma Kashif Yemen Civil War: Implications for Middle East Security Sep 2016

3. Muhammad Shafiq Denial of Socio-Economic and Political Rights in FATA Aug 2016

4. Hira Malik Revisiting the Muslim Legacy in IR Discourse Jan 2016

5. Mastoor Quratal Ain Iran Nuclear Deal: Implications for Regional Security Jan 2016

6. Shaiza Nawaz Pakistan Saudi relations: Past, Present and Future Jan 2016

7. Kanwal Batool IMF and World Bank as Tools of Intervention… Jul 2015

8. Almas Haider Pakistan Russia Relations: Challenges and Opportunities Jul 2015

9. Yousaf Kakar Drone Attacks: Implications for Pakistan‟s Security Jan 2015

10. Tooba Mansoor US Counter Proliferation Efforts: Iran and North Korea Jan 2015

11. Sana Aslam Media as an Escalator in Crisis Management… Jan 2015

12. Akif Sattar Role of USA in Egyptian Political Crisis… Jan 2015

13. Ashfaq Ahmad The US „Pivot to Asia Policy‟ and China Jan 2015

14. Adnan Bokhari Dynamics of Nuclear South Asia: Implications… Jan 2014

15. Bilal Zubair The US Smart Power Strategy and Its Implications… Jan 2014

16. Ahmed Hassan Turkey‟s Influence on the Changing Arab World Jan 2014

17. Mohsin Hassan Saudi Iranian Rivalry and Its Impact on Regional Security Jan 2014

18. Raziq Hussain Iran‟s Growing Influence in the Changing Regional… Jan 2014

19. Zohaib Gillani Sino-Russian Nexus in the Middle East: Implications… Jan 2014

20. Noor Saeed Syrian Crisis and Emerging Regional Order in the ME Jan 2014

21. Javid Ahmad Role of Media in Democracy: A Case Study of Pakistan Jan 2014

22. Sobea Tabassum US-China Relations and Conflict Over South China Sea Sep 2013

23. Maniha Ali Gender and Politics in South Asia: A Comparative Study… Jan 2013

24. Kanwal Habib Globalization: The Emerging Contours of Transnational… Jan 2013

25. Khursheed Ali Resurgence of Russia: Prospects and Challenges Jan 2013

26. Najam Farani The US Exit Strategy: Impact on Afghan War on Terror Jan 2013

15

27. Saira Abassi The US Policy in South Asia Since 9/11: Challenges… Jan 2013

28. Salma Khan Rise of Militancy in Pakistan: A Case Study of Swat Jan 2013

29. Mansoor Ahmed Conflict and Geo-Politics of Baluchistan: Implications… Jan 2013

30. Hadia Ahmed The Role of Media in Indo-Pakistan Relations July 2012

31. Muhammad Sadiq The US Role in Nation Building of Afghanistan Since 9/11 July 2012

32. Farhat Konain Strategic Stability in South Asia: Challenges and Options…July 2012

33. Tooba Aslam Kashmir Conflict and Roadmap to Peace Feb 2012

34. Shoaib Misbah US-Israel Strategic Alliance: Impact on Regional Security Feb 2012

35. Shahzadi Afzal Iran‟s Nuclear Program and Its Impact on the Security… Feb 2011

36. Tabinda Siddique Pakistan‟s Drift into Extremism: Challenges and Remedies Feb 2011

37. Nida Shabbir Terrorism and Politics of South Asia: Case Study… Feb 2011

38. Salma Khan National Security Policy of Pakistan: Post 9/11… Feb 2011

39. Shoaib Khaliq War on Terror and Its Impact on Pakistan‟s Kashmir… Feb 2011

40. Hamid Iqbal The US as a Factor in Pak-Afghan Relations in the Post… Sep 2010

41. Faisal Abbass China, Iran and Russia: The Strategic Triangle Feb 2010

42. Bilal Hussain Indo-Iranian Relations: Implications for Pakistan Feb 2010

43. Yusra Mushtaq Global Energy Dependence and the Role of Middle East… Feb 2010

44. Rashida Anis Sino-Iran Relations: Implications for Pakistan Aug 2009

45. Itikhar Ali Nuclearization of South Asia and the Future of Global… Aug 2009

46. Attiq-ur-Rehman Nuclear Capability of Israel: An Illusion or Reality Feb 2009

47. Aisha Hassan Iran‟s Nuclear Program and Global Concerns Aug 2007

48. Mahwish Zafar Role of UN Peace Keeping Operations in Conflict Res… Aug 2007

Research Supervision, Ph.D. (In Progress: 09)

1. Wang Zhi CPEC: Implications on Regional Economic Development

2. Bilal Zubair The US Soft Power: Implications for Pakistan Security

3. Maria Effendi Ethnicity and National Integration: A Case Study of Karachi

4. Ashfaq Ahmad Indo-US Strategic Partnership: Implications for Pakistan Security

5. Mansoor Ahmad Nationalism and Baluch Insurgency in Baluchistan

6. Saira Abassi Russian Assertiveness in Middle East: A Case Study of Syria

7. Maryum Haider Chinese Role in the Asia-Pacific Region: Implications for Region

8. Waqar Hasan Emerging Regional Order in the Middle East: Implications for Pakistan

9. Nadia Awan Nuclear Weapons as a factor in Pakistan‟s Security Policy



Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan.
Tel: +92-51 9064 0000, Email:webmaster@qau.edu.pk