Ms Saima Aman Sial, Senior Research Officer CISS, presented a paper, on "India-Pakistan Nuclear Crises: Escalation Dynamics" in a one day Conference on Deconstructing Balakot Strikes: Pakistan's Conventional Warfighting Doctrine and the Way Forward, co-organized by Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research (CSSPR), University of Lahore and Center for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS), [...]
Ms. Saima Aman Sial, Senior Research Officer CISS, participated in the 2019 New Shape Forum on Weapons Governance, October 2019, organized by Global Challenges Foundation and Geneva Disarmament Platform in Geneva.
by Saima Aman Sial.... On August 5th 2019, the Indian government scrapped the article 370 from its constitution through a presidential order, a move dubbed as unconstitutional world over. The Indian government led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) moved a bill proposing the Jammu and Kashmir disputed state be divided into two [...]
by Ambassador Ali Sarwar Naqvi and Saima Aman Sial.... Every time there are elections in India, a favourable theme is Pakistan-bashing. Over time, this tendency has grown. In the now concluded elections, the gratuitous attacks on Pakistan were at an all-time high. This time there were also allusions to nuclear weapons use. The danger is [...]
Ms. Saima Aman Sial, Senior Research Officer CISS, participated in SIPRI's "Transregional Workshop: Mapping the Impact of Machine Learning and Autonomy on Strategic Stability and Nuclear Risk" on 8-9 May at the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
CISS Team led by Dr. Naeem Salik CISS Senior Research Fellow, participated in a round-table on Review of Strategic Stability in South Asia: A Discussion with Pakistani Scholars at the South Asia Center of Atlantic Council in Washington D.C, chaired by Dr. Bharath Gopalswamy, Director South Asia Program at Atlantic Council. Senior Research Officer Ms. [...]