‘Crisis Communications: Indian and Pakistani Perspectives on Responsible Practices’ is a compendium of essays written by Indian and Pakistani nuclear policy experts and journalists that explore how the two countries can communicate in ways that help prevent crisis escalation at different levels of interaction. Edited by Rabia Akhtar, Chiara Cervasio, Ruhee Neog, Alice Spilman, and Nicholas J. Wheeler.
Nidaa Shahid is a Senior Research Officer with the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS), Islamabad Pakistan. She is a former Research Fellow of King’s College London, UK; James Martin Centre for Non-proliferation Studies Monterey, U.S. and Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, U.S. She holds an MPhil degree from the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
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