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Ms. Amina Khan


Director (CAMEA)

Areas of Research:

Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (AMEA)

Amina Khan is Director Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI), Islamabad, where she oversees research and advocacy-related work on all facets of CAMEA. Prior to this, she served as a Research Fellow and a Senior Research Fellow at the ISSI, focusing on Afghanistan and FATA. Over a period of almost fourteen years, she has published extensively on Afghanistan, and has presented her research at multiple national and international forums. In her new position as Director CAMEA, in addition to her other responsibilities, she will continue her research on Afghanistan, and other related issues.

A recipient of OSI/FCO/Chevening Scholarship 2009-2010, Amina has a Masters degree in Democracy, Politics and Governance (DPG) from Royal Holloway University of London. She also has a Masters degree in Defense and Strategic Studies (DSS) from the Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad (2005). She has been a Visiting Fellow at the SWP Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik – German Institute for International and Security Affairs (2011). Currently she is pursuing her doctoral degree from Quaid-e-Azam University.

Other Publications:

 

aminakhan@issi.org.pk

Report – Public Talk on “Refugee Situation: Contextualizing the Role of Pakistan and UNHCR”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized a Public Talk on September 7, 2018 titled, “Refugee Situation: Contextualizing the Role of Pakistan and...

Issue Brief on “Ceasefire in Afghanistan: Peace Must Be Given a Chance”

On June 5, 2018, President Ashraf Ghani made an unconditional yet temporary ceasefire with the Afghan Taliban effective from June 12-19, 2018. According to...

Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban. Sheikh, Mona Kanwal....

Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban is the first comprehensive study of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as a movement...

Report – In-house meeting with Dr. Marvin Weinbaum

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted an In-House Meeting on February 23, 2018, with Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, Director of Pakistan and Afghanistan...

Report – In-House meeting with Ms Hollie McKay, Journalist, FOX News

A one-on-one meeting took place between Chairman ISSI, Ambassador Khalid Mahmood and Ms. Hollie McKay, Journalist, FOX News on March 19, 2018. Pakistan-US ties,...

Issue Brief on “2nd Kabul Process: Time for Taliban to Grasp the Moment”

It appears that the stalled peace process between Kabul and the Afghan Taliban may finally be on the verge of revival, and may even...

Issue Brief on “Analyzing the Pandemonium in Kabul”

A wave of terrorist attacks has hit the Afghan capital, Kabul, in which hundreds have been killed and many more critically injured. The attacks...

Issue Brief on “No Option but Talks to Bring Stability to Afghanistan”

The state of affairs in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate, with a marked increase in violence and insecurity, weak and ineffective governance, corruption and a...

Issue Brief on “Breaking Through with Kabul with Cautious Optimism”

Relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan have been on a downward trajectory since 2015, particularly after the collapse of the Murree peace talks following the...

Pak-Afghan Border: A Case Study of Border Management

Abstract The controversy surrounding the Pak-Afghan border and its mismanagement continues to be one of the most contentious bilateral issues between Pakistan and Afghanistan. In...