На главную Написать письмо Карта сайта
Support Print this page   А  А  А 


Brigadier (Retired) Naeem Ahmad Salik is currently teaching at the Department of Nuclear Politics and Strategic Stability at the Faculty of Contemporary Studies at the National Defence University, Islamabad. He has until recently been a visiting scholar at School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to this he was a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. from January 2006 to March 2007. Before his retirement at the end of October 2005, he served for more than five years as Director for Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs at the Strategic Plans Division, the Secretariat of Pakistan's National Command Authority. Before taking over as Director in May 2001 he had served as a Deputy Director since March 1999. In a career spanning 31 years, he gained experience of a variety of military assignments ranging from Command, Staff, Instructional and research related pursuits. In recognition of his meritorious service he was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Distinguished Service Medal). He holds a Masters in History from the Punjab University (1981), a B.Sc. Honours in War Studies from the Baluchistan University (1985) and M.Sc. in International Politics & Strategic Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK  (1989).

His areas of expertise include South Asian security with special reference to Indian and Pakistani policies on nuclear and missile issues, nuclear and conventional confidence building measures, arms control and disarmament issues, nuclear non-proliferation regimes, nuclear safety and security and export controls. His book on ‘Genesis of South Asian Nuclear Deterrence' has been recently released by Oxford University Press.