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Mr Riaz A. Khokhar
Research Officer
riazkhokhar@ciss.org.pk
+92-51-2722343     +92-51-8315410-423

Mr Riaz Khokhar was Research Officer at the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS), Islamabad, Pakistan. He was also an Asia Studies Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington in 2019. His research interests are geopolitics and strategy, foreign policy, nuclear politics, and strategic stability issues in South Asia. His analysis has appeared in peer-reviewed journals CISS Insight and the Asia Pacific Issues, and opinion platforms, including Atlantic Council’s South Asia Source, Stimson Center’s South Asian Voices, The National Interest, The Diplomat, Asia Pacific Bulletin, The News International, Newsweek Pakistan, and 9Dashline. He has also made speaking engagements at a public seminar in East-West Center in Washington and webinars of Stimson Center and Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs.

Mr Syed Ali Abbas

Research Officer/Media Officer/ Managing Editor CISS Insight

Syed Ali Abbas is Research Officer at the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS) Islamabad, Pakistan. He is also the Co-Founding Editor of Global Defense Insight, an online defense media forum. Previously, Syed worked as associate editor at Indus News Network. His area of interests are Middle East Politics, Foreign Policy, and Nuclear Politics.  He writes on various platforms in areas of his interests.