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Mr. Malik Qasim Mustafa


Director (ACDC)/Co-Editor

Areas of Research:

Nuclear and Arms Control Issues

Malik Qasim Mustafa is a Director (Arms Control and Disarmament Centre) and Co-Editor at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, since 2003. He holds an M. Phil (2001) & M.Sc. (1998) degrees in Defence and Strategic Studies, from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. He is a Graduate of Executive Course (2006) from Asia-Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, US. He is an International Law Fellow from Research Society of International Law (2004), Lahore, Pakistan (RSIL). He has done courses on International law (2004) and International Humanitarian Law (2005) from International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Islamabad and from the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore, India. He has completed many other certificate courses and workshops on issues related to his area of research. His main areas of research are Nuclear Issues, Arms Control and Disarmament, Terrorism, India-Pakistan relations, International Law, Environmental Security and issues related to national security interests of Pakistan.

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Issue Brief on “New UN Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Prospects of Nuclear...

Since the advent of nuclear weapons technology, the international community has made several attempts to control its spread and pursued the broader objectives of...

Civil Nuclear Deal with the US: Prospects for Pakistan

Abstract Pakistan has emerged as a responsible nuclear weapon state by developing strong credentials in the fields of nuclear safety, security, stability, and has developed...

The A. Q. Khan Network: Causes and Implications. Great Britain: Amazon, 2016.

In 1974, when India conducted its so called Peaceful Nuclear Explosion (PNE), Pakistan’s threat perception vis-à-vis India increased manifold. Pakistan’s desire to counter India...

Issue Brief on “India Rethinking of its No First Use (NFU) Policy: Implications for...

To safeguard national security interests, several states have developed nuclear weapons capabilities and have devised their nuclear policies and doctrines to deter adversaries. Due...

US and Strategic Stability in South Asia: A Pakistani Perspective

Abstract: The dynamics of strategic stability in South Asia are facing tremendous challenges. The troubled bilateral relations of India and Pakistan and external influence of...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Second Strike Capability: A Step Towards Deterrence Stability in South...

Developing a nuclear triad capability is one of the key components for a responsible nuclear weapon state like Pakistan to enhance the stability of...

Issue Brief on “NSG Membership Debate: Recent Developments”

The debate over extending membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to non-NPT nuclear weapons states, particularly to India and Pakistan has been intensified lately....

Book Launch – Indian Unsafeguarded Nuclear Program: An Assessment

The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) launched a book titled "Indian Unsafeguarded Nuclear Program: An Assessment," authored by three Visiting Research Fellows at...

Seminar Report on “PAKISTAN’S SOFT POWER”

Inaugural Session Address by the Chief Guest: Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs I am delighted to be here today, at...

Islamabad Paper on Pakistan’s Export Control Regime

INTRODUCTION Proliferation of the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-related know-how and associated technology has long been an international concern. To address these proliferation concerns, the...