The Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS) organized a launch of book titled “Learning to Live With the Bomb, Pakistan – 1998-2016” authored by Dr Naeem Salik who is a Senior Research Fellow with CISS on March 30, 2017 in Islamabad Club. The Book launch was well attended by local and foreign experts of nuclear policy and South Asian security, academics, policy makers and journalists.
The program of the book launch consisted of reviews of the book by five distinguished speakers having rich knowledge and experience on the subject of the book. They were Dr Hassan Askari Rizvi, Ambassador Tariq Osman Haider, Mr Ejaz Haider, Dr Rabia Akhtar and Dr Christine Leah. The Chief Guest for the event was General (rtd) Ehsan ul Haq , former chairman joint chief of staff committee and ex Director General of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).
Ambassador Ali Sarwar Naqvi, Executive Director CISS, in his remarks congratulated Dr Naeem Salik for publishing his second book and appreciated the speakers, participants and the Chief Guest for taking their time out to attend the event. Dr Naeem Salik in his remarks thanked the speakers for detailed and critical review of his book and said that he has learnt a lot from comments of learnened speakers. Dr Salik also briefly responded to some of the points raised by reviewers during their presentations.
Dr. Naeem Salik, Senior Fellow CISS, appeared on Capital TV, April 1st 2017, to discuss his book on Learning to live with the ‘BOMB’ Pakistan 1998-2016. The program can be viewed here
Brigadier (Retired) Dr. Naeem Salik
Brigadier (Retired) Dr. Naeem Salik has completed his PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Western Australia. He holds a Master’s in International Politics and Strategic Studies from the University of Wales, UK and a Master’s in History from the Punjab University. He has been a visiting fellow at the Stimson Centre, Stanford University, Brookings Institution and School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.