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Dr Yaqoob Ul Hassan (Contractual) Assistant Professor

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Yaqoob Ul Hassan holds a Masters in Political Science from the University of Kashmir. He has done his Ph. D from Jamia Millia Islamia. His thesis was titled “Pakistan-U.S. Relations After 9/11: An Analytical Study”. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Istanbul University, Turkey. He was also a South Asian Voices Visiting Fellow (2018-19) at the Stimson Centre, Washington, DC. Before joining the Central University of Kashmir, Dr Yaqoob was a researcher at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MPIDSA) from 2013 to 2020, affiliated with the South Asia Centre. He is also an analyst with the Wikistrat, a US based outsourcing consultancy, where he analysis things germane to his area of expertise.

His research interests are International Relations, Security and Terrorism Studies, Pakistan’s foreign policy and internal security, Afghan conflict, Kashmir and Political Islam. He has extensively written on Pakistan, Afghanistan and Kashmir. His publications include “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Question on Pakistan’s Economic Stability”, Strategic Analysis, Routledge, (March-April, 2020). “US-Taliban Talks for Afghan Peace: Complexities Galore” Published in, Strategic Analysis, Routledge (Vol. 43, No. 2, 29 April 2019).  “Afghan Imbroglio: Can Overlapping of Interest Fix it?” in Journal of Peace Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 1&2, January-June, 2015. “Baluchistan: Now and Then”   published in, Asian Studies, Vol. XXX, No. 1(January-June 2012). “The Rise of Islamic State: A New Chapter in Militant Islam”, in S.D Muni and Vivek Chadha (eds.) Asian Strategic Review 2016: Terrorism: Emerging Trends, (Pentagon Press: IDSA, 2016). “Pakistan: its Islamic Identity, Jihadist Upsurge, and the War on Terror”, in Mathew Joseph C (eds.), Understanding Pakistan: Emerging Voices from India, Routledge, 2017. “Analysing the Vernacular Media in Pakistan” in a Unending Violence in Pakistan Analysing the Trends, Pakistan Project Report 2013-2014, IDSA. He has also co-authored a book. 

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