Dr. KHURAM IQBAL
Dr. Khuram Iqbal is a distinguished authority on terrorism in Pakistan having authored “The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs” (Lexington-US) and co-authored “Pakistan Terrorism Ground Zero” (Reaktion-London) and “Negotiating the Siege of Red Mosque” (Oxford-Karachi). After receiving his doctorate in Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism from Macquarie University (Australia) Dr. Iqbal joined National Defence University of Pakistan as an Assistant Professor of Counter-Terrorism and created Pakistan’s first university-based centre of excellence on counter-extremism. Previously, he served as Head of Research at Pak Institute for Peace Studies, (Islamabad), where he planned and executed number of research projects on radicalization and terrorism in Pakistan. A graduate in Strategic Studies from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore, Khuram Iqbal has also worked as senior Analyst at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), Singapore.
He is a member of Council for Asian Transnational Threats Research (CATR), an international body of leading Asian experts on counter-terrorism and transnational crimes. Dr. Iqbal has been affiliated as a visiting fellow with China Institute of International Studies and National Defense University of Peoples Liberation Army of China.