Shazad Ali is a contributing analyst at Open Briefing, the civil society intelligence agency. He is also a journalist with nearly 20 years experience in print and online journalism. He has been the assistant editor of the Vienna-based journal Perspectives on Terrorism and now serves as a member of its editorial board.
Published in: openSecurityIndia: jostling for geopolitical control in Afghanistan
Forecasts past the withdrawal of US and British forces in Afghanistan tend to prize fears of violence and...
Published in: HomeDemocracy in Pakistan: a wolf in sheep's clothing
In Pakistan, the west has always turned a blind eye to the civilian deployment of all the ingredients of dictatorship.
Published in: HomePakistan: next in line?
After Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, the US has now turned its belligerent attention towards Pakistan. But opening...