On November 9, 2022, Research Associate, Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research(CSSPR), Syed Ali Zia Jaffery, was promoted as Deputy Director of the Center. The promotion was recommended by Director, CSSPR, Dr. Rabia Akhtar, and ratified by President, CSSPR, Awais Raoof. Both spoke to Ali’s energy, contributions in national and international streams, and immense dedication.
Apart from this, Ali is the Associate Editor of Pakistan Politico. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Stimson Center, Washington, D.C. Ali regularly writes on strategic issues for national and international publications, to include Routledge, South Asian Voices , The National Interest, The Atlantic Council, CSIS, Daily Times, and The News, among others. Ali is an alumnus of Woodrow Wilson Center’s Nuclear Proliferation History Project Nuclear History Boot Camp. His research interests lie in the fields of nuclear deterrence, strategic stability, and geopolitics. He is teaching undergraduate level courses on foreign policy, national security, arms control& disarmament, and non-proliferation, since 2018.