Moiz Khan is a Research Fellow at Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad. Prior to joining the SSII, he worked as an internee at the Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs Directorate in the Strategic Plans Division, Pakistan. He holds an M.Sc degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. His area of research focuses on Arms Control & Disarmament and Nuclear Strategy.

Pakistan’s Nuclear Compulsion

Author: Moiz Khan Pakistan’s nuclear programme is based primarily on realpolitik considerations and driven by necessities of national security, territorial integrity, and strategic stability. The raison d’être for acquiring a nuclear deterrent was to ensure its security by redressing the balance of power in the region, which India had tried to tilt in its favour…

US Withdrawal from the INF & Future of the Non-Proliferation Regime

One after the other, Trump administration has been leaving international organisations, breaking deals and withdrawing from international arms control treaties. The list includes, US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, UN Human Rights Council, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. US also stopped funding the United Nations…