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Mr. Najam Rafique

Director Research & Programme Coordinator / Editor

Was Director Americas/Programmes Coordinator, The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad. (1985-July 29, 2021) – BPS-20

Acting Director General, The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad. (March-July, 2013)

Acting Chairman, The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad. (June 02, 2013 –July 03, 2013)


MSc – Defence & Strategic Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad MSc, 1984, dissertation on “Problems of National Integration in Pakistan

MS – Political Science – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, 1991

Fellow, Asia-Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2001


Dancing with the wolves

Is failure of the talks a foregone conclusion? Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has once again asked the Pakistani Taliban to become part of the...

Nawaz’s second US trip

A futile agenda? In what is clearly a preemptive move to set the tone of discussions with PM Nawaz Sharif during his visit to the...