Syed Ali Zia Jaffery

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery is Deputy Director, Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research, University of Lahore, and Associate Editor of Pakistan Politico. Ali was a Visiting Fellow at the Stimson Center, Washington, D.C. He regularly writes on strategic issues for national and international publications, including Routledge, South Asian Voices, The National Interest, CSIS, The Atlantic Council, Dawn, Daily Times, The News, among others. His research interests lie in the fields of nuclear deterrence, strategic stability, and geopolitics. Since 2018, he has been teaching undergraduate level courses on foreign policy, national security, arms control & disarmament, and nonproliferation.

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