Name: Dr. Mansoor Ahmed
Designation: Lecturer
Department: Defence and Strategic Studies


Ph.D. in International Relations(2012)
School of Politics and International Relations, QAU.
M.Phil in Defence and Strategic Studies(2004)
Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, QAU.                            
M.Sc in International Relations(2001)
School of Politics and International Relations, QAU.

Phone: +92-51 9064-3057
Status: On job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Nuclear Proliferation; Arms Control and Disarmament; Nuclear Technology and Strategic Weapon Systems Development; Pakistan’s Nuclear Program; South Asian and Regional Nuclear Issues.

Peer Reviewed

1. “Prospects for Nuclear Terrorism: A Technical Assessment,” Regional Studies (Islamabad), Vol. 29, No.4 (Autumn, 2011).

2. “Pakistan’s Nuclear Odyssey: A Bureaucratic Politics Perspective,” Political and Military Sociology: An Annual Review 39 (2011): pp. 61-83.

Non-Peer Reviewed

1. “Security Doctrines, Technologies and Escalation Ladders: A Pakistani Perspective,” Paper presented at US-Pakistan Strategic Partnership: A Track-II Dialogue, Phuket, Thailand, September 18-19, 2011. Published by the Center for Contemporary Conflict, U.S. Naval Post-Graduate School, Monterey, California, USA.

2. “Six Reasons Why Nukes Are Safe,” Weekly Pulse (Islamabad), February 21, 2008. 

3. “Why Pakistan Needs Tactical Nuclear Weapons,” Weekly Pulse, (Islamabad), May 6, 2011.

4. “Understanding Pakistan’s Plutonium Option,” Weekly Pulse, (Islamabad), June 3, 2011.

Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan.
Tel: +92-51 9064 0000,