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Mr. Muhammad Taimur Fahad Khan


Research Associate

Areas of Research:

Europe and Russia, Non-Traditional Security Challenges, Foreign Policy Analysis

Mr. Muhammad Taimur Fahad Khan is a graduate of Bahria University Islamabad (BUI) and National Defence University (NDU). He earned his Bachelor’s in Social Sciences (Honours) degree (majoring in International Relations), magna cum laude in 2016 and M. Phil (International Relations) in 2018, summa cum laude. His research focuses on Foreign Policy Analysis and Non-Traditional Security Challenges. Currently, his research areas include Europe and Russia.

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Pakistan’s Foreign Policy towards Russia: New Directions

Abstract Since the end of the Cold War, the world entered the era of economic interdependence and cooperation. In contemporary times, no country in the...

The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs. Khuram Iqbal. London: Lexington Books, 2016, 212.

The book, The Making of Pakistani Bombs, written by Khurram Iqbal, offers a multi-level analysis of the factors influencing suicide terrorism in Pakistan. The...

The Pragmatic Superpower. Takeyh, Ray and Simon, Steven. New York: W. W. Norton and...

The Pragmatic Superpower is a latest work produced by two of Washington’s renowned foreign policy experts ─ Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon. The book...

Pakistan’s Growing Relations with Russia: Factoring in the Role of the US

Abstract It is argued that there are no permanent friends or foes in the realm of international relations, only interests are primary and supreme. Every...

Issue Brief on “Examining the White Helmets in Syria”

"The US, UK and France have launched more than 100 missiles against what they say were Syrian chemical weapons facilities in response to a...

Indian Foreign Policy: Chaos Theory and Perception Management

Abstract The purposefulness of the Indian foreign policy is already questionable due to its lack of clarity and direction, which afflicts the neighbouring countries through...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan-Russia Military Drills – A New Equation to Counter Terrorism”

On September 25, 2017, the Pakistani and Russian Special Forces joined hands for a Joint Military exercise in Minralney Vody, Russia. Code-named DRUBZA-2017, the joint...

Issue Brief on “US Expanded Sanctions Against Russia Become Law”

“Congress could not even negotiate a healthcare bill after seven years of talking. Since this bill was first introduced, I have expressed my concerns...

Issue Brief on “Expanded US Sanctions against Russia and Expulsion of US Diplomatic Staff”

“Over 1,000 employees — diplomats and technical workers — worked and continue to work today in Russia; 755 will have to stop this activity,”...

Issue Brief on “A Cold War of Words: Escalating Diplomatic Row between Washington and...

US-Russia tensions are nothing new but the recent diplomatic row between the two has opened up a new venue of confrontation. Bilateral relations between...